An earlier heaven

Viewed from a satellite in space, especially at night, an erupting volcano on earth can be clearly visible. Even a bush fire can be seen. If...

Christmas

I showed my visitor ticket to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town at the barrier....

Pushing out the boundaries

I joined a score of geriatric white hill walkers recently on the Cape Peninsula and was...

Pushing out the boundaries

I joined a score of geriatric white hill walkers recently on the Cape peninsula and was...

Well spoken

As a recent arrival in Zambia, I had not heard of Anderson Mazoka until two days...

One Zambia

It is Independence Day.  Zambians are celebrating 54 years of freedom. There is pride but also...

Willingly

Why, suddenly, in October, do we have a Good Friday reading?  We have “done” Good Friday...

Old Tati revisited

It was an emotional experience for a Jesuit to be part of the Francixtown diocese celebration...

Equality yes, but not yet

The Nobel Peace Prize has just been awarded to Denis Makwege and Nadia Murad for what...

Launching a book

I have just had the novel experience of “launching” a book, a collection of short pieces...

Change your way of thinking

The Guardian displayed two stunning blue birds – Spix’s Macaws from Brazil – on its front...

Nothing from outside

“Nothing that goes into someone from outside can make that person unclean.” (Mark 7:15) These words...

The sleeping of Mary

The actual word is ‘Dormition’, not ‘sleeping’, but it means the same,  It is the Greek...

The food that endures

Spare a thought for the people of Zimbabwe.  It was so difficult to hold it all...

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