Fr Jerome Santamaria

Fr Jerome Santamaria

Fr Jerome Santamaria is a priest of the Archdiocese of Melbourne, Australia.

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The perspective that faith brings to life

Filed in Spirituality by on November 12, 2013 0 Comments
The perspective that faith brings to life

For many people, faith is seen as the way of the simpleton. If a believer doesn’t understand something, then instead of doing the hard work of investigation, one can simply say, ‘What a mystery,’ all […]

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To love someone is to set them free

Filed in Relationships by on October 2, 2013 3 Comments
To love someone is to set them free

There are many times when we discover ourselves in another’s gaze. It happens when we come across someone who seems to know us better than we know ourselves. Someone who thinks we can achieve something, […]

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Waiting

Filed in Spirituality by on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Waiting

Jesus tells us to be like servants waiting for their master to return (see the passage from St Luke’s Gospel below). Waiting is a great way into the spiritual life. It is relational: we are […]

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Taking photos and living a counterfeit spiritual life

Filed in Spirituality by on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Taking photos and living a counterfeit spiritual life

I came across a couple of interesting paragraphs in a recent review of an exhibition. The reviewer, Christopher Allen, describes the experience of the first room, in which are exhibited three emblematic pictures of the […]

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