Blog Archives for category Being Frank…

A moving experience

On Sunday I was privileged to attend the ordination of one of our Seminarians, Danny Fraser-Jones, to the order of… Continue reading »

Poverty in NZ

This week's post looks away from the Synod, and the inner workings and debates of Church life, to a wider… Continue reading »

Synod Chat

I've set this post up so that people can continue to discuss the Synod, as previous threads may close soon…. Continue reading »


Love it or hate it, at least the Synod on the Family is getting us talking – which is always… Continue reading »

“Pastoral Earthquake”

From A document summing up the synod so far has been described as a “pastoral earthquake” by a leading… Continue reading »

Sometimes it’s hard being Catholic

It was interesting, and a little scary, over the weekend to read about a couple who have used IVF to… Continue reading »

Claiming back our Angels

Monday was the feast of Sts Michael, Raphael and Gabriel, the Arcangels. In past years I've never really had much… Continue reading »