WOJ Pentecost, Year A

By |2020-05-22T10:37:46+10:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Memes, Special Feasts, Words of Jesus|Tags: , , , , , |

  Peace be with you. 'As the Father sent me, so am I sending you' (Jesus, John 20:21) Feel free to share “Words of Jesus” with your networks: Tweet or post to social media Include in your organisation’s bulletin Add to your slides for reflection on the Sunday readings Print for staff inspiration Add to your email

CathKids Pentecost, Year A

By |2020-05-21T13:55:34+10:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Activities, CathKids, CathKids Feast Days, June, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , |

The story so far... Jesus has ascended into heaven. Mary and the apostles are gathered in Jerusalem for the Jewish festival known as ‘Pentecost’ (or ‘Shavuot’). (If you are unable to play “read to me” please try using a different browser e.g Microsoft Edge, Firefox or Safari)

WOJ – Pentecost, Year C

By |2019-05-31T16:46:04+10:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter, Memes, Words of Jesus|Tags: , , , , , , |

"If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him and make our home with him." (Jesus, John 14:23) Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Feel free to share “Words of Jesus” with your networks: Tweet or post to social media Include in your organisation’s bulletin Add

Fire

By |2017-09-06T06:39:52+10:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Parenting, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is a primal comfort that comes with fire and candlelight. There is also something truly mesmerising about fire, the flickering flames form intricate, beautiful shapes that are gone as quickly as they come. The crackling sound of good, dry firewood and the calming heat radiating from the fire provides light and warmth, a gathering

The Charisms of Marriage

By |2017-09-06T06:39:14+10:00May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Marriage, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Sarah and Henry are passionately committed to growing deeper in intimacy. Following prostrate surgery that left Henry impotent, they persisted in seeking new ways to express their unity. Their joyfulness is contagious. Like every baptised person, married people are gifted by the Holy Spirit with charisms suited to their individual calling as Christians. However there

Happy Birthday!

By |2018-05-04T00:53:22+10:00May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You will receive power... The scene: Jesus has been crucified and his body mysteriously goes missing from the tomb. Followers report encounters with the risen Jesus but it’s now ten days since the last one. On that occasion, the disciples saw Jesus ascend into heaven after instructing them to wait in Jerusalem where they would

Holy Spirit Novena

By |2018-01-25T03:29:57+10:00May 10th, 2013|Categories: Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Considered the oldest and original novena of the Church, the novena to the Holy Spirit begins on the Friday of the 6th Week in Easter and ends on Pentecost Sunday. It originates in the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, when the bewildered disciples and believers gathered together to pray and await the

The Story of Pentecost

By |2015-06-16T06:06:51+10:00May 2nd, 2013|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With Pentecost coming up in a couple of weeks, CathFamily have put together a little audio presentation of the Story of Pentecost. Performed by Rian Galliott and adapted from Acts 2:1-42 of the New Revised Standard Version by Francine Pirola. This media featured in the May 2013 edition of the CathFamily e-Magazine.

Fiery Pentecost Sweets

By |2017-09-06T06:46:05+10:00May 2nd, 2013|Categories: Recipes, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Celebrate Pentecost in seasonal deliciousness with CathFamily’s Pineapple Fire Fondue and our decadent Chili Hot Chocolates. Pineapple Fire Fondue This family favourite is a perfect summer dish, when pineapples are at the peak of their season. This relatively healthy desert is a great way to get fruit into the more picky eaters, because, well everyone