Pilgrims’ Harvest

Recently, I was talking to an American who was going back to the States for Thanksgiving. It was then I realised that the we know very little of this holiday’s origin on this side of the ‘pond’. Indeed, the founders of the United States have much to teach us in this time of our harvest. [...]

Broken Community

Broken community   In the drama 'Broken', within Father Michael’s parish, people face one another in anger. There has been verbal abuse. There has been violence. Distrust of the police is at a high level. An awareness of exploitative gambling has led to widespread destruction of machines. In the midst of it all Michael leads worship, prays [...]

Deck Chair

The woman sat on the deck chair looking out to sea and imagined a far-off ship going to the tropics. There it would find the warmth she had never experienced. She enjoyed a good life in a material sense at least. In personal relationships, she had been less fortunate. And so, she could buy a gift [...]