focaccia bread

Bread for Families

By Francine Pirola | July 24, 2023

Is there ever anything so delicious and nourishing as freshly baked bread? This focaccia recipe is a game-changer for busy families. In almost every culture,…

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School Vacation Ideas

By Francine Pirola | September 24, 2021

No matter in which country you reside, there’s always a frantic search for ideas to keep kids busy during the school vacations. With many places…

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2016 Oct | Embrace

By Isabella Garcia | October 4, 2016

From the Editor Marilyn Rodrigues Marriages are central to the life of the Church, our culture and society. They are vital to our future. St…

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All Hallows’ Eve Soul Cakes

By Isabella Garcia | September 27, 2016

A soul cake is a small round cake made for All Souls’ Day (the 2nd November), according to a centuries-old tradition from Britain and Ireland.…

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2016 Sept | Evangelise

By Isabella Garcia | August 31, 2016

From the Editor Marilyn Rodrigues We have no greater treasure to pass on to our children than our faith. Father of three Sam Guzman, mother…

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Winter Joey

By Kiara Pirola | July 27, 2016

In light of the fact that St Mary Mack’s Feast day is in August, that she managed her medication like a pro, and she lived…

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Waste Not Stale Bread

By Kiara Pirola | February 25, 2015

One of the ways we can heighten our appreciation of the food God gives us is to avoid wastage. Here’s an Tuscan favourite for using…

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Watermelon Baptism Font

By Francine Pirola | August 4, 2014

A perfect summer treat and a healthier option to a cake, this watermelon recipe is so simple and fresh. All it takes is a watermelon,…

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Baptism Cakes

By Kiara Pirola | August 4, 2014

No Sacrament celebration is complete without cake! Here are some unique ideas to mark your child’s or godchild’s baptism. 1. Icing Sugar Patterns This is…

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Gingerbread Nativity

By Francine Pirola | May 22, 2013

Give the Christmas tradition of a gingerbread house a more spiritual twist by making a ginger bread nativity instead! We’ve put together some instructions for…

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Fiery Pentecost Sweets

By Kiara Pirola | May 2, 2013

Celebrate Pentecost in seasonal deliciousness with CathFamily’s Pineapple Fire Fondue and our decadent Chili Hot Chocolates. Pineapple Fire Fondue This family favourite is a perfect…

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Gingerbread Jesse Tree Cookies

By Francine Pirola | March 15, 2013

Make your family Jesse Tree even more appetising by creating edible ornaments! This is great fun for kids and is also perfect for morning teas after…

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