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,

Paper Chain of Peace

By |2018-04-23T01:20:16+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The origami paper crane is a traditional symbol of peace. Instructions on how to make them can be found with an internet search, or try some of these links: Origami Fun Origami Instructions.com For this activity, each family member can make a crane and transfer the words of one line from the Peace Prayer of

Peace Prayer of St Francis of Assisi

By |2017-09-21T00:32:43+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Activities, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , |

St Francis is well known for his commitment to poverty, simplicity and peace. During the fifth crusade, he travelled to the holy lands spending considerable time in dialogue with the Sultan of Egypt. This famous prayer first appeared during the First World War however, scholars do not believe that St Francis wrote it. It was