The CLC Blog

April 3, 2021

CLC calls for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Australian Constitution

Christian Life Community (CLC) is a lay international Catholic organisation that shares a common way of life based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of […]
March 22, 2021

The Catholic Church curia vs Jesus?

Last week the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith issued a statement which in its blunt manner felt abusive to me and to those it was […]
March 6, 2021

Newsletter of the Wellington CLC – Feb 2021

Dear members, In this article you can find a copy of the Newsletter of the Wellington CLC. Very encouraging to see their activities & I encourage […]
February 7, 2021


Hearing about the Jesuit College of Spirituality (JCS) planned “Ignatian Spirituality in a Time of Engagement“ Conference in Melbourne in January 2021, several of us in […]
November 7, 2020

Waiting for Advent

Some weeks ago I spent a beautiful day at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG). The main purpose of my visit was to view the wonderful exhibition […]
October 25, 2020

Appointment of the new World Vice-Ecclesiastical Assistant

Dear friends, It is with joy that we share the news of the appointment of Fr. José de Pablo S.J. as the new Vice- Ecclesiastical Assistant […]
October 4, 2020

Questions for Jesus e-Course

I endorse this course on praying from a CLC Member who has recently completed the full Spiritual Exercises. He says” this way of praying has many […]
September 27, 2020

The Message of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Thank you for your participation in the Uluru Statement event on Tuesday evening. We were grateful to receive such positive feedback about the event. Thomas’ personal […]
July 26, 2020

Serving with Smiles

Yesterday, July 25, our NEXCO meeting was scheduled from 10am-5.00pm. We normally have shorter meetings over two days but this time we all agreed to have […]
July 22, 2020

WA ExCo again holding face-to-face meetings

After several meetings via Zoom the WA ExCo is meeting face-to-face on Wednesday 22 July 2020. Items under discussion include a possible WA Retreat Day in […]
July 18, 2020

Resilience and Metaphor – Symbols and the Sacred

Resilience and Metaphor – Symbols and the Sacred  Some years ago, when I was training to be a spiritual director, it was noted at one point, […]
July 9, 2020

Examen for Racism

Dear CLCers I though this might be a good prayer to add to our repetoire.
CLC Blog