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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.
July 1, 2020

Music – Prayer without Words

Bach gave us God’s Word, Mozart gave us God’s Laughter, Beethoven gave us God’s Fire, God gave us Music that we might pray without words. When I […]
June 25, 2020

Growing our spirituality

I must say, after 4 months of being cooped up, I’m only now beginning to feel the strain of not having much contact with other people, […]
April 27, 2020

To Commit Or Not To Commit – That Is The Question

This year CLC members will gather again for a General Assembly and with it will come the opportunity to make a permanent commitment. Also between now […]
April 27, 2020


Early on Monday morning of the Anzac weekend (while many of you may have still been in bed) Debbie dela Paz and I (with 140 others) […]
April 26, 2020

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century (Book review)

I have just finished reading this book and found it really increased my appreciation and fondness for our Ignatian heritage. What caught my eye was this […]
April 6, 2020

Reflection and Retreat in Isolation

Over the last few years, I have written on my blog site, Noticing Beauty in a Troubled World, articles on the many ways in which to find beauty. When times […]
April 4, 2020

Hope and Love In a Time of Pandemic

(On Saturday, my CLC group, Our Lady of the Way, met for the first time this year. A month ago, as we looked forward to gathering together, […]
March 29, 2020

Different times

Dear CLCers, Which of you would have believed our lives now if someone had told you that come March we would all be shut in, entertainment […]
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