A Faithful (Faulty) Marriage

By |2017-09-06T05:55:33+10:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Contrary to popular belief, marriage is not meant to make us happy; it’s meant to make us holy. As a vocation, marriage is a pathway to holiness where each spouse accompanies the other through the joys and sorrows of life, helping them to grow in love and spiritual maturity. Difficulties in marriage are inevitable. There

Family Rituals

By |2017-09-06T05:25:28+10:00August 28th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Rituals are tremendously important in family life. Many of our fondest memories of our childhood relate to family rituals, like long Christmas lunches, Sunday walks on the beach, buying ice-creams after Mass, praying the Rosary or reading bedtime stories together. Rituals nurture the emotional and spiritual health of the family. They promote belonging and intimacy

Spiritual Spring Cleaning

By |2018-04-24T01:06:18+10:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lent is a wonderful season in the Church calendar - time set aside to renew and prepare ourselves to receive the fullness of life in the resurrection. It’s a time for a bit of a spiritual ‘spring-clean’. After all, the word ‘Lent’ means ‘springtime’. Just as a ‘spring-clean’ in our homes gives us a renewed sense of order