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Lent

Lenten Solidarity

In this reflection for CatholicCare Sydney I reflect on how traditional Catholic Lenten practices are good for us and for our world. Read the reflection here. How will you be observing Lent?

Positively Poetry Day

All day I’ve had ‘Positively Fourth Street’ playing in my head – in two versions! It has something to say to us in this Lenten season, and is quite appropriate for International Poetry Day. Bob Dylan’s original is an angry cry of pain about false friendship. He sings what we have all felt. It can be crushing to realize those who we thought were our friends just wanted ‘to be on the side that is winning’ – that we were actually just assets, allies or tools to them, or perhaps even just toys or fashion accessories. We feel foolish as… Read More »Positively Poetry Day