Fr Noel Connolly SSC

Fr Noel Connolly SSCFr Noel Connolly SSC

Fr Noel Connolly was Regional Director of St Columbans Mission Society for Australia and New Zealand from February 2006 to November 2011.


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  From the Director - What is religion for?

Mar 01, 2011
We missionaries go to peoples of other cultures and religions and proclaim our religion but without any understanding of what religion is.
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  From the Director - A God who ‘allows’ earthquakes

Feb 09, 2011
“How can you believe in a God that does not allow earthquakes?”
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  A Christmas Wish - From the Director

Dec 21, 2010
I hope you have time to reflect on your own humanity and can embrace and appreciate the humanity of others, especially those who are so different that we sometimes fear them. Let us celebrate the feast of Christmas when God became human like us.
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  A good missionary is always learning from and enjoying others

Oct 06, 2010
But a missionary also needs to learn to be humble and examine his or her motives. I started to learn this in Korea.
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  A love that gives life

Sep 24, 2010
It is only when we love someone as they are that our love can give life and promote growth.
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  People listen to witnesses rather than teachers

Sep 24, 2010
“Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.”
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  An arrogant or a loving eye

Aug 23, 2010
There is a Latin saying that in communication whatever is received is received according to the mode of the receiver.
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