Bulletin 18th Sept 2016 – 25th Sunday in OT – Marriage

BELATED ‘MARRIAGE WEEK’ As we celebrated Child Safety Week, other Christian denominations were celebrating Marriage Week. But it is not too late to highlight its meaning, especially as the Same-sex Marriage Plebiscite issue hots up in parliament. MARRIAGE MATTERS FOR CHILDREN Children raised by married parents tend to enjoy more stability, more financial resources, more […]

Bulletin 11th September 2016 – Child Protection

  Child Protection Sunday – 11th September 2016  Children sexually, physically and psychologically abused; children in detention centres; children who are homeless; children who are asylum seekers; children who live in settings of domestic violence; children living in poverty and poor health; children who need to leave home because of sexual orientation. ‘Where is your […]

Bulletin 17th July 2016 – 16th Sun in OT Jesus with Martha and Mary

  ‘Mary has chosen the better part.’ The Spiritual Works of Mercy In this Holy Year of Mercy, we reflect on both the Corporal & Spiritual Works of Mercy. SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY                                      1. INSTRUCT THE IGNORANT All of us are ignorant about something! E.g. I can’t fix my car when it breaks down. And […]

Bulletin 26th June 2016 – 13th Sun. in OT: Jesus sets his face towards Jerusalem

…he resolutely took the road for Jerusalem (Lk 9.51). Prayer for the week – the Australian Election Prayer  The Australian Catholic Bishops do not tell us how we should vote – that is a matter of conscience for each individual. However, they do admonish us to use our vote for the voiceless (Cf Together June 2016, […]