My Loved One Is In Trouble

By |2017-10-27T05:12:09+10:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Tough Topics|

Parents and other family members who are the ‘first responders’ are the ones best-placed to accompany a person who feels on the outer of the Church community. Often, these first responders themselves are in need of encouragement and affirmation. An addiction, an unexpected pregnancy out of wedlock, or a ‘coming out’ announcement can come with

The Field Hospital

By |2017-10-27T05:15:25+10:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Tough Topics|

James’s conversion to the Catholic faith and the shedding of his old ways was a gradual journey, aided by the Catholics who befriended and welcomed him. It took me a number of years to move from coming out as gay in my late teens, through a season of promiscuity, before settling into a committed gay