The fourth and final article in Auxiliary Bishop Peter Elliott's series on the New Words in the New Translation.
The third in a four-part series on new words in the new translation.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Bishop Peter Elliott, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, continues his series on New Words in the New Translation.
Tuesday 3 April 2012
Easter is the one occasion in the year when Christians gather to contemplate the death of Jesus on the Cross, writes Peggy Spencer.
Sunday 1 April 2012
Director of Pastoral Support Services (CatholicLIFE), Canberra Shawn van der Linden reflects the experiences of the Mass during one of the most difficult times of his life.
This month, thousands of the so-called New Atheists will converge on the city for the Global Atheist Convention. Chris Mulherin says it is probably a show to be missed.
Dr Christopher J. Shorrock OFM Conv. reflects on the season we are in right now: Holy Week.
In the new translation of the First Eucharistic Prayer (Roman Canon) we hear that Jesus "took this precious chalice in his holy and venerable hands". Noble vessels are used to celebrate the Eucharist, but only a few could really be called 'precious'. The word does not make sense if it merely refers to monetary value. Something mysterious lies behind these words.
Jesus calls on us to pray for the coming of the kingdom. What is this mysterious reality so central to our faith that we yearn for its coming?
Friday 16 March 2012
The autumnal shedding of leaves can prompt us to reflect on what Lent and Christianity is all about, writes Fr Chris Ryan MGL.