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

Prayer on the Run

By |2017-09-07T02:55:21+10:00January 20th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s face it; modern parenting is a vast juggling act. Between school, sports, music, coaching, medical appointments and homework it’s common to feel overwhelmed. Add to the mix for Christian parents, the responsibility to also nurture their child’s spiritual and religious formation, and we’ve got a whole cohort of stressed out, frazzled, and probably grumpy, parents. In Familiaris Consortio,

Make a Family Paschal Candle

By |2017-09-07T01:24:16+10:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Craft, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Holy Saturday, the Paschal Candle is blessed and lit for the first time. It will be used throughout the Easter season and at Baptisms until next Easter. It has the symbols of Jesus on it, the cross, five grains of incense for the five wounds, and the alpha and the omega for the eternity

Corpus Christi Bleach Banner

By |2017-09-06T04:16:24+10:00July 9th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi with this simple craft project. It is a fantastic way to teach kids about the Eucharist and makes a lovely addition to your family prayer space. Kids and chemicals don't mix, so this is definitely a supervised craft project. Bleach and clothing don't mix either so make sure everyone