The work of Lost & Found: Ministry of the Shepherd is to:-

  • Proclaim and boldly witness to the Gospel.
  • Write and publish articles, books and magazines.
  • Write and develop evangelisation programmes, Scriptural seminars, video and audio programmes.
  • Conduct prayer meetings, retreats and spiritual gatherings.
  • Respond to the Spirit’s call in any other way.

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Silver Linings offer suggestions in a simple basic way for living a relaxed and balanced life through the power of attitude, thinking, and creating your own stress-less life.

  • On Christmas Day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. But just who was Jesus? Jesus was the perfect man. No mind but an infinite mind could have left behind those things which Jesus gave the world as a heritage.You are invited to listen to the Christmas Day Silver Linings podcast as Terry Lees elaborates on Jesus and the impact his life had, and still has, on our world.Silver Linings can inspire you towards the achievement of your dreams, to...

  • Saint Nicholas who had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for the mythical Santa Claus we know today. So, even within the real meaning of Christmas, we can still leave room for that mythical Santa Claus, provided we acknowledge the real reason for the season. There’s a poem by Warren D. Jennings, Santa’s Prayer on Christmas Eve, in which...

  • Do you know the story of the real Santa Claus? Yes, there is a Santa Claus. However, we know him more as St. Nicholas. Stories commonly told today about Santa Claus are based on legends surrounding the life of St. Nicholas, considered a patron of children for his generosity to them during his lifetime.The image of Santa Claus has been popularised through television, movies and children’s story books. While some dislike the idea of gift-giving...

  • A Legend is a very old story or set of stories from ancient times, or the stories, not always true, that people tell about a famous event or person. One such Christmas legend is that of the Candy Cane. And, you might be quite surprised to discover that this sweet Christmas treat is a special reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. The candy cane is a long-time Christmas tradition, used as decorations on Christmas trees and also one of the...

  • At Christmas, Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Traditional Christmas decoration often can be admired, and festive celebrations can be joined in most countries, even in many of the countries where Christianity is not the religion of the majority of people. Christmas trees are a popular decoration as are tiny sparkling lights in windows and on walls. God wants something else from us at Christmastime. God wants...

  • In his book The Song of the Bird, Anthony de Mello relates the story of the tiger and the disabled fox. Some people have the view of spirituality as mostly sitting and waiting on God. The problem is that if God only acted directly, why would I need others? It’s my experience that most often the way God provides for me is through other people who have shared their love, generosity, and support with me. God has used “the tigers” in my life...

Spend some quiet time with God. These reflections offer food to nourish the heart and mind.

2020 Vision for 2020

2020 – a year to remember or a year to forget? Each of us will respond with different reasons for choosing one or the ...

The Good News Was Never Meant To Be A Secret

Do you ever have the feeling, while reading Scripture, Jesus is speaking directly to you? I can be engrossed in Scriptur ...

Seeing Life as Gift

Visiting our old hometown got me to reflecting on the value of life. This is the town in which my wife and I were marrie ...

God speaks … but do we listen?

“We have to do what is required of us and confidently leave the rest to God.” These words stood out for me in a ref ...

The Look of Love

The Look of Love The time arrived and I rushed Pattie to Hospital for the birth of our first child. She was scared, but ...

Soar on Eagles’ Wings

Soar on Eagles’ Wings They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They wi ...


Lost & Found: Ministry of the Shepherd is an apostolate that has been formed to respond to that call to share the joy and invite others to discover the fullness of life that Jesus proclaimed.


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Greeting Prayer

The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you ki ...

Sign of Cross

Lord Jesus, I sign my heart with the sign of the cross, reminding myself of your love for each person. I ask that I ma ...

Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola – Suscipe

Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, All I have and call my own. You ...

Come Holy Spirit

  Come, Holy Spirit, today help me pause. Help me consider, Help me ask for, seek out, and recognise wisdom. As you ...

Prayer for the New Evangelisation

‘“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’  But how can they call on him in whom they have not ...

‘Shepherd’ – A Poem by Joyce Rupp

I have been in that bleak valley When the last bit of joyfulness Was sucked out of my spirit By the ripping winds of des ...