ANZAC Biscuits

By |2017-09-06T05:00:38+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Ordinary Time, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

This traditional Australian cookie was sent overseas to ANZAC troops as it has excellent keeping properties. Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup coconut 125 g butter 2 tabs golden syrup (3 for a crunchier cookie) 1 tabs water ½ teasp bicarb of soda Method Preheat oven

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

War & Peace

By |2017-09-06T04:58:31+10:00July 30th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

People in the armed forces are called in a special way to be servants of peace. We can all do something to contribute to building up peace, by working to increase love and justice in our daily lives and wherever we find ourselves. Each country has its special days set aside for the commemoration of its