Posts by Fr. Joe (Page 16)

THE INNER ACHE 07.08.2016

Loneliness is a killer disease. Loneliness is never desirable. Many people experience loneliness even whilst in a crowd. The truth is people can belong to a faith community such as ours and still feel very lonely. In fact it is not just people who live alone that are subject to this horrible experience as oftentimes even within our…

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER!! 31.07.2016

Various things have recently inspired me to think about the communal nature of our faith. The truth is we are called as community. Well, having said that it is true we are called by name, and of course we are called through our baptism to be engaged in a personal relationship with Christ. This can only happen…

HOLY BALONEY 19.06.2016

Did you ever encounter the worst of religion? Did you ever wonder is it all just religious gobbledygook? Did anyone ever say to you that your religion is nothing more than an emotional crutch? Have you heard of the notion of ‘pie in the sky when you die’? Indeed these are amongst the milder accusations. This is…