The Sacredness in Simplicity

By |2020-05-08T14:07:36+10:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Simple is sacred. In an over-performance culture, the greatest gift a parent can give is a sense of belonging and acceptance. Susanne North explores how the simple life supports this sacred mission. Connection is crucial In a world full of uncertainties, anxieties and an over-performance culture of never being good enough, the biggest gifts that

The World on a Forced Sabbatical

By |2020-05-08T13:31:13+10:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It has taken a deadly, invisible and microscopic enemy to force the whole world to stop dead in its tracks. Susanne North explores the upside to the world-wide forced sabbatical. A forced sabbatical It became law, overnight, everywhere. It was weird at first. Then, slowly, an almost collective sigh as people were given the permission

A Blessing for your Home

By |2018-07-12T15:21:33+10:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , |

The home is the place where we learn to love. It is in our homes that our children are first introduced to love; in our homes where husbands and wives most profoundly model sacramental love; in our homes where we learn and practice forgiveness, compassion, encouragement, humility, trust....for more, check out this article from CathFamily. Materials: Holy Water Holy Family Image

How do you do it? Family Prayer

By |2015-07-13T23:18:07+10:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Ordinary Time, Surveys & Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dear Friends, We are looking to write an article that explores parent's experiences of establishing and maintaining family prayers and faith rituals. We'd like to know what kind of things that Catholic families do to make their faith a part of every day life. We've all had successes and failures in this department and we'd love

Your Home: A Living Church

By |2017-09-06T03:14:29+10:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Domestic Church The home is the place where we learn to love. It is in our homes that our children are first introduced to love; in our homes where husbands and wives most profoundly model sacramental love; in our homes where we learn and practice forgiveness, compassion, encouragement, humility, trust. We cannot know God without knowing what it is to be loved.