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As Iraq's first Catholic school in 40 years takes tentative steps into the future it will draw on the expertise of two religious sisters trained in educational administration at Australian Catholic University.
At 72, Martin Sheen still sees life as filled with endless possibilities. “Each day I wake up, there’s a new adventure”, he says.
Last Sunday was our baby’s due day, writes Marilyn Rodrigues. The day before, the thought popped into my mind that it might be my last chance to go to confession just because, well, you never know what might happen during childbirth.
During the recent school holidays, a group from a Maitland Catholic school were immersed in a remote Aboriginal community in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The mass does not try to compete with Playstation or your favourite music video. Think about what the Mass can achieve in your life. You cannot partake in the Eucharist and not be changed.
The Master is a thought-provoking movie which raises deep and probing questions about the efforts of some people to try to find comfort and spiritual meaning in their lives.
Pilate asked Jesus: “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered: “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” Pilate replied: “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?”
For those of us who “watch” in the night, or who get up to pray quietly before dawn, the darkness holds the mystery of Divine Presence, writes Sr Hildegard Ryan OSB.
If there is one safe harbour on earth, one secure, sheltered place where you are always welcome no matter how badly you mess things up, the kitchen table is it. Christ rules in your kitchen, writes Dr John Frauenfelder.
Behind Christ is God who reveals himself in Christ, ‘the I AM’ who is the Alpha and the Omega. Young people, especially, are often reaching out to traditions other than the Christian to make contact with some mystical roots, writes Sr Vera Holyhead.
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Gospel Verse for 26 May 2013"When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth..."