Unity People Chain

By |2018-04-19T04:10:11+10:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"That they may all be one..." Make unity a regular point in your family’s prayer life. This simple craft activity is not only a lot of fun for kids, but also provides ample opportunity to teach them about the importance of working towards unity in all aspects of their lives. Instructions Download and print the

Ecumenical Marriages

By |2017-09-06T05:57:32+10:00February 21st, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jesus prayed that we “may all be one” in faith. Married couples of two different Christian traditions are perfectly placed to be living examples of Christian unity. They show the world the way forward to unity between the Christian churches. 'That they may all be one' ‘Ecumenism’ comes from the Greek word οἰκουμένη (oikoumene) which

A Faithful (Faulty) Marriage

By |2017-09-06T05:55:33+10:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Contrary to popular belief, marriage is not meant to make us happy; it’s meant to make us holy. As a vocation, marriage is a pathway to holiness where each spouse accompanies the other through the joys and sorrows of life, helping them to grow in love and spiritual maturity. Difficulties in marriage are inevitable. There

Restoring Couple Unity

By |2017-09-06T05:42:24+10:00December 5th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What most often brings couples undone, is not one massive act of betrayal, but the myriad of daily pinpricks of hurt. Criticism, put downs, rudeness, small selfish acts, being taken for granted, independent decisions… it’s these little things that gradually erode the sense of connection and security in a marriage. Most couples brush these things

Couple’s Corner: November 2011

By |2017-09-06T05:37:08+10:00December 2nd, 2012|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Who is King in our Marriage? God calls couples to place Jesus at the centre of our marriage – to let him reign over our decisions and our relationship. In St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, he says: Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ (Eph 5:21, NRSV). It’s the language of

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