In a world that’s becoming increasingly godless and driven by autonomy, those who are Christians by name are not necessarily Christians by faith. In this challenging reflection, Fr Umbers challenges us to think seriously about what we believe, and what it means for our lives.
Author Bp Richard Umbers
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.
Reflecting on the Assumption of Our Lady, Fr Richard Umbers explores our understanding of heaven, the resurrection of the body and what this means for our lives.
Fr Richard Umbers reflects on the Blessed Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit Who created us, Who dwells in us, Who by grace we are called to love and serve in trust, obedience and surrender.
Drawing on the story of the Rich Young Man in Scripture, Fr Richard Umbers reflects on how worldly attachments keep us from being truly free to follow Christ.
In this edition of Living Faith, Fr Richard Umbers relates the experience of the disciples after the Transfiguration of Christ to our own struggles with faith and faithfulness.
Fr Richard Umbers reflects on the great ‘YES’ of Our Lady that opened the door to our salvation and allowed her to become the faithful mother of Christ and His Church.
In the first edition of Living Faith Fr Richard Umbers reflects on the importance of investing time into study and prayer during this Year of Faith. He also looks to the example of St Peter to illustrate how God works through our frailty to make us instruments of His mercy.