Family Meals Matter!

By |2017-09-06T05:11:49+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Parenting, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Studies show that family meals deliver a host of benefits to both children and parents. Most of these benefits are independent of ethnic background, socio-economic status and whether it is a one or two parent home. Improves vocabulary and reading. Conversation around the family table teaches children more vocabulary and this advances reading. Improves school

At Table with the Lord

By |2017-03-16T02:34:53+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A family meal is more than just a feed. It’s a time when we, as family members of whatever age or state of life, deepen our love for each other. We eat together not just to nourish our bodies, but to nourish our relationship as a family. We ‘feed’ each other by spending time together,

God is Here: The Eucharist

By |2017-09-06T05:06:14+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do we live our belief that Jesus is really present in the Eucharist, present in our churches each day? The feast of Corpus Christi gives us an opportunity to reflect anew on the real and living  presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. It was a school morning and I had lost my temper too many times

Corpus Christi Stained ‘Glass’ Window

By |2017-09-06T04:15:57+10:00July 9th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi with this simple craft activity. Younger kids might need help with the cutting part but are free to go nuts with colour and materials in the taping part. Place it on a north-facing window for maximum amount of light during the day. Materials: A4 Black Cardboard. Cellophane or tissue