Tag: faith

I believe in Christ and I go to the Catholic Church, though I’m not a great fan of many aspects of the Catholic Church. I don’t bang on about it, but it’s an important part of my life.

  • Talkin’ about God

    Talkin’ about God

    Colin, Peter and I crossed the bridge tonight to see “The God Committee” at The Ensemble which was a really enjoyable, interesting play.

    The setting for the play is a hospital meeting room in an American city somewhere, where a committee must make decisions about candidates for transplant surgery.… Read the rest

  • Lieber Gott

    Lieber Gott

    With all this Copenhagen stuff going on, I thought this was an interesting contribution to the discussion.

    It’s a song by Frida from ABBA (of course) which is a “prayer” about peace, the environment and everything.… Read the rest

  • Holy Pictures

    Holy Pictures

    As a child our house was full of “holy pictures” (as my mum called them). In fact, aside from my sister’s wedding photographs, and my ABBA posters, the only pieces of art that adorned our walls were pieces of Catholic iconography.… Read the rest

  • Spong

    Spong

    As I walked through the streets of Glebe last night I wondered how many people would recognise my tie. Was I from the CIA or the FBI or was I a member of another unknown unit in Sydney for just a couple of weeks.… Read the rest

  • Saint Patrick

    Saint Patrick

    Statue of St Patrick

    Here it is, St Patrick’s Day 2007, and my thoughts have gone back to my visit to Slane, County Meath in Ireland in 1999.

    The reason is simple: it’s believed that it was at Slane that St Patrick had a “spiritual standoff” in support of his plan to convert Ireland to Christianity.… Read the rest

  • Christmas & Multiculturalism

    Strawberry Hills SantaI really love the Strawberry Hills Santa. That’s my name for the blow-up item currently atop the Strawberry Hills Hotel. And what I like most about it is the way it makes the blow-up Santa currently outside the “cheapie shop” near Taylor Square look positively traditionally festive.… Read the rest

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