Welcome to our exciting two part series! We begin this month with Raising Catholics: Taking Kids to Mass and will follow it up with Raising Catholics: Faith at Home. Taking kids to Mass is fraught with emotion and frustration. Parents are conflicted, sleep-deprived, busy and stressed and so are highly reactive and sensitive to perceived
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
This month we have updated our Holy Week Special. We go through each of the most important days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday and break it down with simple themes, fun activities and prayerful rituals that will make for special and unique family memories. Let us know what you think! Is this helpful for
Mum Likes ME Best! In this issue we have called in one of our parenting experts Dr Gregory Popcak to share some of his insights into the frustrating phenomenon of sibling rivalry and some simple ideas to help your family become a more peaceful, respectful and more harmonious. Let us know what you think in the
From the Editor As we move towards Lent, we turn our thoughts towards spiritual rejuvenation and toning. Just as an athlete prepares for weeks (or even months) for a major event, so do Catholics spend weeks preparing for Easter. And like an athlete, the better our preparation, the better our performance at the main event!
From the Editor It’s Christmas! And in Australia, that means long summer holidays. So we have re-published a previous edition to keep the Christmas Spirit going all season long. It’s been an exciting year, with our shiny new website and our shiny new eMagazine too. Next year we’ve got big plans, so please stay tuned!
From the Editor Advent is upon us! In this edition, our Christmas focus is Surprise Babies in honour of the ultimate surprise baby, Jesus. This month’s article features the testimony of Louise Elliott, one of our readers whose ‘surprise baby’ was born a week before Christmas in 2013. The article also shares some insights into
From the Editor Hello Dear Readers! This month we are taking on the painful subject of grief and loss. Our Christian Faith is a source of enormous hope and healing in the face of death. Death, paradoxically, is both an evil and yet it is only by dying that we are born into the eternal
A Conversation about... Housework Featuring: Bernard Toutounji, Marilyn Rodrigues and the Housework survey results! If you'd like to print this eMagazine, simply enter full screen mode, click on the 'Share' button and select the 'Download' option from the drop-down menu. It will download a PDF for offline viewing and printing. HOW DOES YOUR FAMILY DO
From the Editor Hello and thank you for joining us once again! This September is our annual focus on Fathers as we celebrate (in Australia anyway) Father’s Day on the 7th of September. This month we are delighted to feature Warwick and Alison Marsh of the Fatherhood Foundation. They have been working with fathers and