'I have come that you may have life and have it to the full' - Jesus in the Gospel of John
'Surfers are members of a different race of people from the man in the street - Nat Young, Australian World Champion
"Jesus I trust in you!"
'The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.' - The Duke
'Ask and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For every one who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.' - Matthew 7:7
'Stoke: surfing's most enduring expression used to convey the feelings of joy, thrill and excitement that riding waves induces.' - Guy Motil, Surfboards

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What is 'Stoke'?

Christ Pantocrator

"Stoke: ephemeral but tangible sense of boundless euphoria that can only arise after surfing."

- Michael Fordham, The Book of Surfing

Why are we in love with the sea?
Fr Don Calloway

Stoke - A Surfers Guide to the Catholic Faith

Secret Signs and Symbols

Secret Signs and Symbols

Did you know that twenty-one Surfing World Champions since 1985 have had a secret Christian symbol on the deck of their boards?Read More

The Search

The Search

"We dream of the perfect wave, the perfect job, the perfect house. When we get there, we dream of something else...." – Rob Machado, The DrifterRead More

Offshore Breezes and the Existence of God

Offshore Breezes and the Existence of God

As surfers, we know that wind can make or break a session.Read More

Big Swell and The Big Bang

Big Swell and The Big Bang

“Sir, I don’t believe in God. I believe in the big bang.” “Okay”, I say, “do you know that the Big Bang actually proves God’s existence.” A puzzled look often follows.Read More

Surfing and Catholic Lingo

Surfing and Catholic Lingo

Don’t be put off by the lingo!Read More

Discovering Jesus - Stoke and Joy

Discovering Jesus - Stoke and Joy

“If you live the lifestyle no explanation is needed, if you don’t no explanation is possible.”Read More

Pastoral Letter To Surfers- PDF

Pastoral Letter To Surfers- PDF

Check out The Pastoral Letter To Surfers by the Bishop of HonoluluRead More

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