Faithful, Faulty Families

By |2017-09-06T05:51:59+10:00February 19th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is in the family that we learn what it is to love. Christ calls us not be perfectly happy, but to trust in him and be open to growth and grace. Families can be wonderfully, and awfully, messy can’t they? They may be the fundamental unit of society, but there’s no question that families

Saints for Mothers

By |2017-09-06T05:04:42+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Mary & the Saints|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

St Gerard Majella | Feast day: October 16 | Patron of expectant mothers | 1755 AD Born at Muro, Italy, in 1726, St Gerard joined the Redemptorists as a lay brother at age 23. Displaying an extraordinary wisdom and gift for reading consciences, he was permitted to counsel communities of religious women. His patronage of