Living With the Smell of the Sheep

Here is my reflection for the April staff newsletter of CatholicCare Sydney, which explores Pope Francis’ encouragement to be good shepherds. The good news is that we have a down to earth new Pope who knows that sheep smell. The ‘bad’ news is that he wants us to live with the smell of the...

Holy Week call to Step Outside Ourselves

“Holy Week challenges us to step outside ourselves so as to attend to the needs of others: those who long for a sympathetic ear, those in need of comfort or help. We should not simply remain in our own secure world, that of the 99 sheep who never strayed from the fold, but we...