Apr 07, 2019

5th Sunday: Casting the Stone

In today’s Gospel comic, the Pharisees proclaim that by law, the adulterous woman must be stoned to death. They pass judgement on the sins of others without recognising their own sinfulness. Today, we are being challenged us to be merciful before we judge others, being aware of our own weaknesses. REFLECT1. Do I judge others […]

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Apr 06, 2019

Extraordinary Women: Sisters in Syria

My name is Samia Jriej. I live in Homs, Syria, a city that has been devastated by eight years of war, this is the reason why many families have lost hope. Despite the devastation that surrounds us in this city, there is a lot we can rebuild again. I’m a religious Sister, our mission is […]

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Apr 05, 2019

Young, Catholic and building a better world

Every Catholic is called to love like Christ did. Some might express this through caring for their elderly parents or their children. Some might love others through serving their parish. Others, like Koreen and Daniel, strive to love like Christ by working towards building a better world for all those in need. Koreen and Daniel […]

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Apr 04, 2019

How I Pray Through Worship

LOUISA DANIELS Thank You For The Music In the perennial words of ABBA, ‘Mother says I was a dancer before I could walk; she says I began to sing long before I could talk.’ I’ve always been a musical person. Some of my earliest memories are Dad educating us with all his favourite music on […]

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Apr 03, 2019

Project Compassion – Michaela’s Story

Michaela is a 21-year-old trainee at Purple House, a dialysis center in the Central Desert for people suffering from kidney disease. With the support of Caritas partners, Michaela is helping to build a social enterprise, a connection to culture and a new outlook for the chronically ill. REFLECT “Hope requires that we spin a few […]

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Apr 02, 2019

Volunteering: Faith in Action

Nora Moya is one of the students who volunteered for CatholicCare last Christmas, to prepare fresh food hampers for families in need. In this video, we learn about the rewarding experience of volunteering for an organisation and how it helped Nora grow in her faith. REFLECT1. Nora and her classmates volunteered alongside people with disabilities. […]

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Apr 01, 2019

Love is action: Caring for our elderly

Sister Rosarii is a religious sister belonging to the Little Sisters of the Poor, who has given her whole self as a gift to God in service. She has dedicated her life to serving the elderly in a home run by her community in Randwick, Australia. REFLECT 1. What stood out to you in this […]

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Mar 31, 2019

4th Sunday: The Parable of the Lost Son

In today’s Gospel comic, the Lost Son is likened to those who return to Mass after being away for so long. Like the faithful brother, we too might be faithful, regular churchgoers, active in our youth groups or local parish. But just like the brother, we too might fall into jealousy and become indignant at […]

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Mar 30, 2019

What if I’m not good enough? (Vocations)

A sense of unworthiness troubles many young people discerning their vocation. Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP addresses this. REFLECT 1. Have I questioned my worth for my aspirations or when discerning a vocation? 2. How can I overcome feelings of unworthiness? PRAYERLord, I know that Your Word tells me that I am fearfully and wonderfully […]

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Mar 29, 2019

Two Gardens

Adam in the Garden of Eden and Jesus in the Garden of Gethesemane… What do they have to do with each other? Discover how Christ is the ‘Last Adam’ in this animated video, drawn from Venerable Fulton Sheen’s Life of Christ . REFLECTJesus is ‘the new Adam’, indicated by St. Paul in the Letter to […]

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