Feature Articles

Preparing to be a synodal church in Australia

Fr Noel Connolly SSC is a member of the Columban Mission Institute…

Concerned Catholics: Where to from here? 

Marilyn Hatton. A response to the Royal Commission on Institutional…

Particular Councils: a resource rarely used in Australia

Peter Wilkinson. This is the first of two articles in…

Preparing for the 2020 Australian Plenary Council 

Peter Wilkinson A synodal church in Australia Though…

Amoris Laetitia – including those in irregular relationships

Nihal Abeyasingha is a Catholic Priest with degrees in civil…

Priestly maturity is in relationship

Fr John Ryan was the first director of St Peter Centre Canberra…

Preaching with a punch

Kevin Burke Kevin Burke, parish priest of Eltham, Victoria,…

Cardinal Müller’s self-delusion and sense of entitlement 

Michael Kelly SJ, executive director of ucanews.com, asks…

A vibrant parish in 2030 – What might it look like?

Br Aengus Kavanagh FSP and Dr Zachariah Duke wonder about the…

What good is Reflection?

Peter Maher. Priests have a difficult job, often caught in…

Remembering a genuine man, a genuine priest 

Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ, Diocese of Port Pirie, preached…

The Ascension – it’s all about letting go

Tony Doherty, Sydney priest, reflects on how Jesus’ Ascension…

Celebrating The Reformation

Fr Larry Nemer SVD is presently Lector Emeritus at Yarra…

Priests are people and plant managers

Fr Ron Peters, Administrator, Lumen Christi Catholic Parishes,…

Spain Sabbatical – thankyou NCP

Frank Jones. Frank Jones (Brisbane priest) tells of his sabbatical…

Liturgy of the Word, Eucharistic Prayer and Sacrifice

Pat Flanagan, retired priest of Red Cliffs, Victoria, continues…

Asking for money – burden, duty or privilege?

Fr Brian Lucas, National Director of Catholic Mission, explains…

“Hands-up if you think George is guilty!”

Peter Day, Canberra priest, asks how the judicial system and…

Steering a declining church

Eric Hodgens, Melbourne priest, discusses the church in the…

Mission to seafarers about being a friend

Debra Vermeer tells the story of the value of chaplaincy to seafarers…