No one puts their feet on the floor each morning with the intention to cause harm to others... write Vic & Liz O’Callaghan. Sometimes things go wrong. Sometimes they go wrong regularly. This can happen anywhere, but it can often happen at home, and it is hard to talk about it. What can we do?
Celebrate the world’s biggest announcement with Mary this Lent. What if Mary had said ‘no’? Would the Archangel Gabriel have tried the maiden next door? Did God have a plan B for saving the world? I remember the excitement and nervous anticipation with which my husband and I went to tell our parents that we
During the Passover, the Israelites did not have time to wait for their bread to rise as they had to escape from Egypt. Try your hand at making unleavened bread for your Last Supper meal. Ingredients: 2 cups of Flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of olive oil Water Method: Combine all ingredients in
On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper. In the Christian Scriptures we read that on this day, the night before he died, Jesus celebrated the Jewish Passover (Pesach) in an upper room with his friends. The Passover is a holy day in the Jewish calendar. It recalls how God saved his
On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper. Enhance your family’s Last Supper table or prayer space with a decorated table mat. Materials 1 linen table napkin or piece of material. 1 Template or create your own design. Coloured permanent markers. Method Iron the napkin to remove any wrinkles and spread it
Lent is a wonderful season in the Church calendar - time set aside to renew and prepare ourselves to receive the fullness of life in the resurrection. It’s a time for a bit of a spiritual ‘spring-clean’. After all, the word ‘Lent’ means ‘springtime’. Just as a ‘spring-clean’ in our homes gives us a renewed sense of order