By |2017-03-15T23:19:45+10:00April 9th, 2015|Categories: E-Magazines, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This ANZAC Day, we have gone to a little extra effort to mark the Centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign of WWI. We present to you here a story that is often overlooked in our mainstream histories and national rituals; the story of Catholic military chaplains. These men worked tirelessly for the material and spiritual well

Self-Control to Self-Giving

By |2017-09-06T06:34:27+10:00May 11th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We all know that people with a capacity for self-control can accomplish amazing things in life – athletic prowess, academic excellence, financial independence, social revolution – pretty much anything worth doing in life benefits from a disciplined approach. It’s the same with relationships. Marriage, parenting, friendships – they all do a whole lot better when

Tough Love

By |2019-05-10T11:14:36+10:00May 7th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

 A parenting special by Dr Justin Coulson. Self-control is the ability to say “no” when you really want to say “yes”, or to say “yes” when you’d prefer to say “no”! Self-control is delaying gratification and controlling our impulses. A classic experiment on self-control In 1972 one of the most iconic, well-known psychology experiments of all

ANZAC Biscuits

By |2020-04-24T16:25:24+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

This traditional Australian cookie was sent overseas to ANZAC troops as it has excellent keeping properties. Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup coconut 125 g butter 2 tabs golden syrup (3 for a crunchier cookie) 1 tabs water ½ teasp bicarb of soda Method Preheat oven

Paper Chain of Peace

By |2018-04-23T01:20:16+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The origami paper crane is a traditional symbol of peace. Instructions on how to make them can be found with an internet search, or try some of these links: Origami Fun Origami Instructions.com For this activity, each family member can make a crane and transfer the words of one line from the Peace Prayer of

War & Peace

By |2017-09-06T04:58:31+10:00July 30th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

People in the armed forces are called in a special way to be servants of peace. We can all do something to contribute to building up peace, by working to increase love and justice in our daily lives and wherever we find ourselves. Each country has its special days set aside for the commemoration of its