Morena – Passionist Family Group members and friends,    Advent is upon us and over the next four Sundays we will be reminded yet again of the call of Jesus, and its implications. We are challenged through themes that resonate in our own lives. The importance of expectation, being awake, and waiting while being reflective […]

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Morena – Passionist Family Group members and friends,    Well, only six weeks until Christmas and again I ask, where has this year gone? We are living in difficult times and there is much trouble brewing with Ukraine/Russian war continuing, the dramas and extremes associated with American politics, the global impact of the past three […]

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Morena – Passionist Family Group members and friends,    Recently, I was recommended a book written by Dr. Bruce Perry MD – A Psychiatrist working with ‘Trauma ‘. It has been an enlightening journey in understanding the causes, impact, and ways to treat both children and adults suffering from the effects of Trauma. What some […]

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 Good afternoon Passionist Family Group Members and friends,   Last week went well in Auckland with positive meetings with Helensvale and East Coast Bays Group coordinators and the following night with St Heliers, Howick and Pt Chev group coordinators. On the weekend, with the assistance of Lindsay Brand , Anthony and Jo Moorcroft, Brendan and […]

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Dear Passionist Family Group members and friends,   I thought I would share a brilliant, insightful, and very challenging reflection from last Sunday by Passionist Fr Giltus Mathias CP living in Australia but born and raised in India. He wrote this reflection for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary time.   “I was home, India, for […]

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