2016 Sept | Evangelise

By |2017-10-17T03:54:53+10:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Craft, E-Magazines, Ordinary Time, Parenting, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of five Carrie McCormack, and youth evangelist Fr Rob Galea share the reasons and the ways they share Christ's good news with the young people in their lives. To view

“A and O” Tic Tac Toe

By |2017-09-07T04:49:52+10:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Activities, Craft, Ordinary Time, Parenting|Tags: , , , |

This new twist on an old favourite game will make a terrific handmade Father’s Day gift! Instead of the traditional noughts and crosses, use the symbols for Alpha and Omega. These are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet and represent Christ’s dominion over all of creation. See the book of Relevation 22:13

2014 September

By |2017-09-07T02:00:42+10:00September 1st, 2014|Categories: E-Magazines, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

Five Ways to Love your Man

By |2017-09-07T00:21:12+10:00February 18th, 2014|Categories: Marriage|Tags: , , , , , |

Men and women experience love in different and complementary ways. However, a woman will generally express love the way she experiences it, not the way her husband does. Most women primarily experience love through gestures of cherishment, while men experience love most powerfully through the medium of respect. Here are five ways you can nail

What Dads Do

By |2017-09-07T00:17:53+10:00February 18th, 2014|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Father's Day is nearly here! In Australia it is anyway. For many children - and lots of dads - this is a day of celebration. Homemade cards will reassure fathers that they are the best dad in the world. New socks and ties will be unwrapped, breakfast will be in bed (burnt and/or soggy), and

St Pope John XXIII’s Prayer for Fathers

By |2017-09-06T05:16:31+10:00August 14th, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , |

Saint Joseph, Guardian of Jesus and chaste husband of Mary, you passed your life in loving fulfillment of duty. You supported the holy family of Nazareth with the work of your hands. Kindly protect those who trustingly come to you. You know their aspirations, their hardships, their hopes. They look to you because they know

Couple’s Corner September

By |2017-09-06T05:16:01+10:00August 14th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Marriage, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How Mums can Draw Forth the Best from Dad Despite that fact that nagging is totally ineffective in motivating the men in our lives to do want we want, we women are sometimes slow learners! Instead of trying a different strategy, what do we do? We nag harder, louder and more shrilly. And when this

The Daddy Difference

By |2017-09-06T05:15:27+10:00August 14th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Studies have highlighted the impact of fathers as distinct to that of mothers on children’s development. By Marilyn Rodriguez A person is singing in my dream, very loudly, and doesn't stop. Then I realise it isn't singing, it’s one of my children calling out in the night. I untangle myself from bed and stagger, half

Mini Footy and Hole-in-one Savoury Bites

By |2017-09-06T04:24:49+10:00July 9th, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this recipe, the humble sausage roll has been transformed into themed food to give Dad a tasty treat! Featured in the September 2011 edition of CathFamily E-Magazine. Ingredients: 500g thin sausages 1 egg 2-3 ready-made puff pastry sheet. Tooth picks or small skewers Sticky labels Method: Preheat oven to 180 Celsius/375 Fahrenheit. Lie a