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10-PRODIGAL-SON

Fatherless at the depth of our being

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Anthropologists tell us that father-hunger, a frustrated desire to be blessed by our own fathers, is one of the deepest hungers in the world today, especially among men. Millions of people sense that they have not received their father’s blessing. Robert Bly, Robert Moore, Richard Rohr, and James Hillman, among others, offer some rich insights into this. We suffer from being fatherless. However, in its deepest root, this suffering is something far beyond the mere absence of a blessing from our biological fathers. We tend to be fatherless in a much deeper way. How so? Some 25 years ago, a French philosopher, Jean-Luc ... continue reading.
10-GOD'S-GRACE

Our timidity in the face of God’s abundance

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


10-WORLD-IN-HANDS

May your kingdom come but not yet

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


10-Urquhart

Why do we fear our own maturity?

August 29th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

- By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


9-Prayer-our-ballot-box1

A moral duty to vote on Scotland’s future

August 22nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Forces greater than ourselves may one day hold us accountable for what we do next month, says KEVIN McKENNA... continue reading.


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Walking on water, sinking like a stone

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.



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  • Archbishop Leo Cushley celebrates the Red Mass for the legal profession at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.
  • Reconciliation service in Edinburgh follows post-referendum violence in Glasgow’s George Square.
  • UK’s Christian leaders speak out against Trident.
  • Senior secondary school pupils sign up in great numbers for Caritas Award programme.
  • Scottish authors launch book Reclaiming the Piazza: Catholic Education as a Cultural Project in Rome.

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