Category Archives: Faith

I’m not here any more

Just a reminder, I’m not blogging here any more. I now blog over at!

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Humbling Prayer

I recently told this story to a friend of mine.  As I was driving home afterwards, I thought that it might be worth sharing here too… When I was living back in England, my parish had a Hospital Visiting Ministry … Continue reading

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“Who shall ascend the mountain of the Lord?”

I now have several posts in draft which I will be posting next week once I have had a chance to proof-read them. However, today I wanted to draw your attention to a really interesting documentary which was recently aired … Continue reading

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My Favourite People: Fr. Robert Barron

In a previous post I spoke about one of my favourite people, Archbishop Fulton Sheen. I spoke about how I came to discover him, his sermons and writings, as well as try and describe something of the impact he had upon me. … Continue reading

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Byzantine Back and Forth

This week is Holy Week and as the LifeTeen band isn’t playing this weekend, it means I can spend Easter at my favourite church, an Eastern Rite (Byzantine) Catholic parish near to where I live. Alleluia!…well, almost 😉 One of … Continue reading

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What is the significance of “IHS”?

As I mentioned a while ago, I’ve started teaching myself New Testament Greek.  This endeavor has already started bearing some rather fruity tidbits… In the first few lessons I learnt the Greek alphabet and, even with this basic information, certain … Continue reading

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“Oh that today you would listen to his voice…”

An extract from my travel journal while in England: 23rd March 2011 – Reading, England My tour of the UK begins today. This morning I gathered my things and went to the train station. After collecting all of the tickets … Continue reading

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A Traveller’s Prayer

A few years ago, for my birthday, a good friend gave me a copy of “The Seven Story Mountain” which is the autobiography of Thomas Merton. I have to admit that I didn’t really enjoy it as much as everyone else seemed … Continue reading

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My Favourite People: Fulton Sheen

When musicians, artists and writers are interviewed, they are often asked about their influences. Now, although I’m no Bono, something I’ve been meaning to do ever since I started this blog is to share with you some of my own influences. … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me…

Okay, I know this title is an incredibly obvious pun (and far below my usual, high standards), but I thought I would make it now before anyone else did. 🙂 As most of my friends know, I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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