One Flesh Union

By |2017-09-07T03:49:28+10:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Lent & Easter, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It can be hard to get our heads around the amazing gift that Jesus made of himself by dying on the cross for our salvation. We are told that it was a personal sacrifice, that if we were the only one in need, he would have still gone through with it – his love for each of

Children’s Station of the Cross

By |2019-03-18T08:45:04+10:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Based on a version of the Via Crucis used by Pope John Paul II at the Colosseum in Rome, this worksheet can be used to engage children in the Passion story. Working through each station, allow time for the children to reflect on each state of the story and complete the activity. Say the prayer together before moving to the

Guadalupe Novena

By |2018-05-04T05:34:14+10:00March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Mary & the Saints, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 A Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe by Blessed Pope John Paul the Great A novena is a prayer repeated every day for nine days. It is a powerful prayer of praise and petition which makes it a perfect prayer for Advent. This prayer by Bl. Pope John Paul the Great was written for his

Family Prayer Bookmarks

By |2017-09-06T05:55:07+10:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Marriage and family had a special place in the heart of our late Pope, John Paul II. Family life is not easy, a source of immense joy and also suffering and loss. John Paull II knew both, having lost his entire family to illness by the time he was 21. The pressures of modern life