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Read 'My Personal Journey Through Lent', A Lenten Reflection written by Rosina Di Felice on her personal experiences and goals for this Lenten Season. ...read more
Pope Francis just did something that few Popes have ever done. He wants to update the Church's teaching on the death penalty. Is this a development of doctrine? ...read more
The last two weeks we’ve been looking at love (part 1 and part 2). Jesus said that the two greatest commandments are to love God and to love neighbour (Matthew 22:36-40). He also said we have to love our enemies (Matthew 5:44). Last week we looked at seven qualities of love. Today let’s begin by ...read more
Deacon-struct the Sacred Heart of the Father, in honour of Fathers Day. ...read more
Recently I had a conversation which brought up the following question: When we are voting at a political election, as Catholics, is there a guide or principles that we should follow? The person asking the question had been told that there is a list of ‘non-negotiable’ principles that Catholics should follow when voting. I may ...read more
The vocation of the family is to love. The most extraordinary way a family can love is through the ordinariness of life. For the families we will meet in this series, it simply means being open to whatever God wills in their lives. It is their surest way to grow in holiness, a call given to everyone. ...read more