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November 6, 2015

Poverty and Growth – Believing two contradictory facts at the same time!

There is an interesting conundrum facing us, created by our human capacity to believe in two contradictory facts at the same time.   And what do I mean by that statement? […]
December 11, 2015

Refugees and Fleeing from Danger

I have been reflecting on what it must be like to be a refugee and outcast. As we journey through Advent as God’s people today, it is worth remembering Christianity […]
December 23, 2015

Aged Care Cost of Services

There is a sadness and weariness within the Aged Care sector by providers and anger over the Government's swift leap to accusations of wrong doing yet again...
February 8, 2016

When evil flourishes…

Our ability as human beings to inflict harm and injustice on others in the name of a greater good is both terrifying and horrifying. And to do so with certainty […]
February 20, 2016

World Day of Social Justice – 20 February 2016

Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other; truth shall flourish out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven (Psalm 85:10-11). I […]
March 8, 2016

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day where we take the opportunity to celebrate the contribution women make in all walks of life and in all aspects of our social, cultural, economic, […]
May 20, 2016

Our Elderly – Mean-Spirited Treatment?

I am saddened and concerned by the mean-spirited treatment handed out to our elderly in the Federal budget for 2016-2017. Our politicians have assumed $1.3 billion can be taken out […]
June 5, 2016

Third Sunday after Pentecost

1 Kings 17:8-24; Psalm 146 (30); Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight O Lord, […]
June 26, 2016

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14; Psalm 77 1-2, 11-20; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; Luke 9:51-62 [1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Psalm 6] May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all […]