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Lay leadership in a parish community

Sr Catherine Seward RSM, describes how parish communities might…

First Plenary Council of Australasia 1885

This is the fourth in a series of articles looking at the particular…

Calls for change within the Church will be its salvation

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Post have something…

Gilroy – a personal memoir

Edmund Campion offered these reflections on Cardinal Gilroy at…

Treat women as equals now Pope Francis

Mary McAleese, past President of Ireland, called on Pope Francis…

The dark night: A post Royal Commission Church

A news item by John Allen (The Swag Autumn 2018) expressed fear…

Reading the Christian story properly

Eric Hodgens writes about the meaning of stories as the key to…

Where to from here?

Fr Patrick J Flanagan, Red Cliffs, Victoria, charts the history…

Remembrance of things past, Adelaide’s Pastoral team

Paul Hawkes, BTh. is an active layperson participating in a range…

Tweet others as you would like to be tweeted, Mr Folau

Peter Day, Canberra priest, reflects on the theology of Isreal…

Liberation

John Hill reflects on 70’s priestly life in the Philippines…

Australia, land of the Holy Spirit

John Scanlon sees the feast of Pentecost as a time to live the…

Catastrophe! Possibilities from the Scriptures in a difficult time

Kevin Horsell, Adelaide, offers the stories of the prophets as…

The Plenary Council – can it be a people’s voice?

Pat Power, retired bishop of Canberra & Goulburn Archdiocese,…

Four days in Pakistan

Brian Lucas, Director of Catholic Mission, reflects on arranged…

Becoming human, becoming holy – Pope Francis 

Christopher Obi, Parish Priest, St. Thomas’ Parish, Camp Hill,…

An authentic audience, Listening Circles confronting sexual abuse

Vic O’Callaghan is co-designer of a process that offers safety,…

What to do about vocations?

Frank O’Loughlin, Parish Priest of Sandringham, Victoria, suggests…

The Christ-child sign of hope for a modern parish

John Hill, parishioner of Kensington Parish in Sydney, imagines…

Eucharist – Sacrament of Transformation 

Frank O’Dea SSS looks at how the transformative nature of the…