Until we see, a reflection

Until we see, a reflection

Corrie van den Bosch has written a reflection for Contemplative Evolution Network (CEN), of which she’s a member.  CEN is a network of people who seek to change the violent and hurting situations in our world through the power and intention of contemplative time...
Bringing life and love to the world

Bringing life and love to the world

Note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors to this website are advised that this post may contain images of deceased persons. . Over Mother’s Day weekend, a number of brief reflections were posted online by Melbourne Catholics, recounting the...
Reflection for World Day of Social Justice, February 20

Reflection for World Day of Social Justice, February 20

Our friend Andrew Hamilton SJ has kindly share this reflection to mark World Day of Social Justice on 20th February. In Australia the World Day of Social Justice goes pretty much unnoticed. It is swamped by the start of the school year, the gathering speed and urgency...
Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

At 86 years of age, Beryl Gleeson MSS is “more content now” than she’s ever been. Having entered the Missionary Sisters of Service community in August 1969 at age 34, she says now is a time for enjoying each moment, counting the blessings, and being at ease in “not...
Life as Mission, a reflection by Maureen Hickling MSS

Life as Mission, a reflection by Maureen Hickling MSS

Maureen Hickling MSS featured in our August 2020 newsletter. Here is the full version of Maureen’s beautiful reflection, which had been originally shared as part of our 2019 MSS Chapter Gathering. Maureen wrote: For more than 20 years now I have lived, moved and...
Would I sit with Homeless Jesus?

Would I sit with Homeless Jesus?

We are delighted to share this beautiful reflection, Where would I sit? by Penny Edman (pictured) who is a freelance writer based in Hobart, Tasmania. Penny has been a friend of our Community of Women since 1984, while still living in Bundaberg, Queensland. She is the...