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Why Sunday?

By |2020-04-30T13:40:51+10:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Why do Christians make Sunday the day for worship? Isn’t this in direct contradiction of the Fourth Commandment to ‘Keep the Sabbath Day (Saturday) holy’? In the famous story of Moses bringing the Ten Commandments, written by God, to the Israelites, the fourth commandment clearly states … “Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy.

Easter @ Home

By |2020-04-01T15:03:39+10:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Activities, Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , |

While Masses have been suspended this Easter, it won’t stop Catholics from celebrating with joy the festive highpoint of their Christian calendar! Our homes are holy places. And we are the Church. Catholic parents are urged to invest their best efforts in celebrating this great day and season of Easter with their children at home.

Holy Week @ Home

By |2020-04-01T14:58:51+10:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Activities, Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Simple steps for sharing faith with your children This year, Holy Week ceremonies and Easter Masses will not be accessible as usual. But that doesn’t put a stop to our Catholic faith celebrations. Parents are urged to do all they can to celebrate these special days with their children at home. After all, the home

The Biblical Roots of Ash Wednesday

By |2020-02-14T10:06:43+10:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , |

In this video, Dr. Pitre gives insight into the Biblical foundation for Ash Wednesday, as well as the rationale and purpose of the season of Lent. He addresses questions such as: Why do you we use ashes? Why are we asked of the Church to increase our fasting, prayer, and almsgiving during Lent? Is Lent

Tools and Fuels

By |2019-04-29T15:06:23+10:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

What are the biggest problems faced by today’s Catholic teachers and principals? How can the Catholic teacher share the Church’s teachings on sexuality with young people, in a world that is so resistant to it? Catholic schools are uniquely positioned to transform culture, make Jesus Christ known and loved and help young people find, develop

Top 10 takeaways from Laudato Si

By |2018-09-10T09:50:10+10:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Lifestyle|

Reframing The Debate The greatest contribution of Laudato Si, to my mind, is an overview of the environmental crisis from a religious point of view. Until now, the dialogue about the environment has been framed mainly using political, scientific and economic language. Now the language of faith enters the discussion — clearly, decisively and systematically.

The Adoptive Experience

By |2017-09-08T03:18:25+10:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Lifestyle, Parenting|

By Owen Vyner For some people adoption seems quite mysterious as though it is an altogether different experience of parenthood. We have to admit that there are definite differences. For example, we first held our children at Denver International Airport and not in a hospital. We had no ultrasound images to pass on to excited