Feature Articles

Clericalism – visible and invisible 

Thomas O’Loughlin is a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Arundel…
creation

Eucharist and Creation

Esmey Herscovitch RSCJ recalls some theologians’ words and…
The Laity Speaks

The laity speaks

Peter Johnstone, Co-Convener, Australasian Catholic Coalition…
The Swag

Return to the scene of the crime 

Jim Dowling, Catholic Worker member and peace activist, discusses…
Eric Hodgens

The festive season over – what of 2021?

Eric Hodgens, Melbourne priest, looks at the year ahead and…
Bishop Geoff Robinson

Bishop Geoffrey Robinson remembered

Bishop Peter Ingham preached the homily at Bishop Geoff Robinson’s…
The Swag

Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, authentic holy man

Michael Kelly SJ writes on Bishop Geoff Robinson’s life and…

Evolving into a new Heaven and a new Earth

Richard Francis invites us to bring the science of evolution…
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De Bono and the 5th Australian Plenary Council (PC): relevance?

Rene Pols, semi-retired consultant psychiatrist, suggests…
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Catholic schools – their role in the mission of the Church and in society

Aengus Kavanagh FSP, Patrician Brother, Sydney, has been…
The Word

Farewell to Garry Eastman

Michael McGirr, writer and teacher, delivered this address…
John Scanlon

Stop being half-hearted about the incarnation

John Scanlon reflects on the meaning of the Incarnation in…
Fr Brian Lucas

Mission and a new generation

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

COVID-19: The Sabbath we had to have?

Peter Day, Canberra & Gouburn Priest, asks what the COVID…
Hope

COVID time reflection 

Christa Murphy SSpS offers a thought around finding hope…
John Swann

After the COVID-19 epidemic – what then?

John Swann, Adelaide priest, discusses the consequences of…

Dorothy Day still influencing Australian Catholic life

Peter Maher, Sydney priest, is inspired by a new book by…

The Ministry of Deacon today and tomorrow

Deborah Talbot and Rev Deacon Bruce Talbot look at the role of…
The Swag

Is there room for dialogue when an Archbishop can be censored?

As we move towards the Plenary Council, Dr Rod Page asks some…
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Catholic culture and Evangelii Gaudium

Eric Horne, member of the St Leonard’s Glen Waverley Parish,…