AUGUST

In late August i travelled to Perth Western Australia to support a new Football initiative of Louise and Neil Allison and the Edmund Rice Foundation…

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AUGUST PERTH LUNCHEON

Perth rallied to support the work of the Edmund Rice Foundation last week. There were over 200 at the Liberating Lives luncheon at the Pan Pacific Hotel. The event was sponsored by Neil Allison, CEO of PayWise. Together with his wife Louise of the…

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What's true to itself

What is the true self ? I ask after reading some of Michael Casey’s ( Tarrawarra monk) book, “Grace…For the journey to God”, but I was not getting any answer for some time, until suddenly grace, herself whispered to me, (without any ambiguity), that my true self is…

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MOTHER

Mother, the very word evokes a plethora of emotions, memories, images and stories for all of us. We all had one; even the Son of God had one. I, along with my 12 other siblings had a great one.

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 June and what has happened to 2019? OH MY!

For the first time in my time at Ruben Centre, lack of funds delayed the distribution of salaries for the month of April. This dire situation was the back drop to a visit to Australia by Ms. Liz Mwangi (Program Manager) and me.  The document I wrote after our mid-term review in late 2018, “A Way into The Future” outlined the need for a financial plan for the Centre.

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Australian sojourn

Edmund Rice Education Australia has four touchstones that define their colleges & what they do.   The colleges and their touchstones are fundamental to their commitment to being a catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. 

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The Kurt Fearnley's sequel

Many social commentators suggest that modern life and its business and fast pace is making zombies out of us all, and so teased by this call I looked up who a zombie is and learnt it ‘is someone who moves around as if unconscious. ‘

It somehow described my celebration of yesterday’s Church feast of the Annunciation.I tried to engage the theology of it all until I drifted into a zombie like state and after an hour of meditation, I had had the event but definitely not the experience.

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