Learning from Each Other

  RECENTLY, at the beginning of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, I said at Mass that one thing we can all do, if we are serious about ecumenism, is to try and learn from Christians in other traditions. Lent is less than a month away and we have

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The Nativity

A few evenings ago I took a break from my busy Advent schedule and switched on the television. My intention was to find a film or documentary in-keeping with the season of Advent and Christmas. Fat chance! What I found myself watching for the first time and steadily being drawn

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The Difference Maker

Some of you may recognise this picture.  It is from the Church of Our Lady of the Expectations in San Thome in Chennai (formerly Madras), in the state of Tamil Nadu in eastern India. As I seem to point out on this Sunday every year there are comparatively few images around of

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