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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 […]
March 2, 2020

Newsletter of the Wellington CLC

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 17, 2020

Conversion as Transformation: Lonergan, Mentors and Cinema

Attention Leaders of Spiritual Formation Programs: New Book I am letting you know about a new book that I have just had published. It is called […]
February 9, 2020

25th Anniversary of the CLC/Jesuit Tertian Retreat Project

At the beginning of our October NEXCO meeting in Melbourne, a special celebration was held in recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the CLC/Jesuit Tertian Retreat […]
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