Who is God? How can there be three persons, but One God? How are we to understand the Blessed Trinity? Fr Richard Umbers clarifies what we do believe about the Blessed Trinity, along with what we don’t.
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The Most Reverend Dr Richard Umbers is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He holds a doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Navarre and is an Auxilary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Sydney.
Fr Richard Umbers reminds us that we are Easter people; that we should hold fast to hope in the face of suffering, bringing hope to those around us.
Fr Richard Umbers reflects on how we are called to be living signs to a world in desperate need of God.
Each moment of our lives is given to us by God: how do we put them to use? Drinking? Sleeping in? Compulsively checking Facebook? Or are we following the example of the saints in selflessly giving of our time for the service and salvation of others?
How do we approach our Lord in the Mass? Are we like David, growing lazy, giving way to distractions? Are we like Simon the Pharisee, always ready to judge, but failing to pay Christ the reverence and love that is due to Him? Fr Richard Umbers reflects…
Like Simon the Pharisee, our failure to recognise our sinfulness can lead us to be lukewarm in our relationship with Christ. In this edition of Living Faith, Fr Richard Umbers reflects on the importance of true contrition and confessing our venial sins.
Christ makes Himself truly present to us in the Mass: do we make ourselves truly present to Him?
Christ promised us the gift of His peace to help us endure all things, but a strong prayer life is essential. Fr Richard Umbers reflects on some of the obstacles that hinder our interior life, as well as the things that can help us along.