A Reflection for New Year’s Day

Recently, I have met several people who volunteer with faith-based organisations promoting Care for the Earth. They promote better environmental practices in parishes, schools and elsewhere. A diverse group of people, they all have one common goal: to bring about a change in people’s habits particularly

A Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family

The Feast of the Holy Family takes me back immediately to my own childhood during the war years. Life was tough and challenging then but, looking back now, I know that it was a very happy time also.

A Reflection for Christmas Day

Once, when I was working in a remote part of Kenya, I got the opportunity to visit Rome. Wandering around the city, I was enthralled to see Christmas cribs with beautifully-carved wooden figures. 'Wouldn't it be wonderful to bring back one crib to Bura-Tana, in the Coast Province? The people would be very pleased,' I thought. However, when I looked at the price, I decided that my money would be better spent on helping the people themselves.