Autumn - 2015
In this Issue...
Bread is the ‘staff of life’, necessary for our survival. We break bread to show our hospitality and welcome. And bread is broken and given for our spiritual nourishment.
The Eucharist is a reminder of, and celebration of, God’s gift to the world of his Son.
A farewell to a great educator.
Our daily bread is given to us so we can offer it to others.
Artist Martin Tighe’s work deals with themes such as love, salvation, grace and dignity.
Long-time commentators on family, Mavis and Ron Pirola, made world-wide headlines with their address to the recent Synod on the Family.
A reflection from Madonna 100 years ago on the role women played in that Great War.
Ignatius stressed the burden of carrying Jesus, expressed so clearly in Peter Paul Ruben’s powerful work, The Descent from the Cross.
Farewelling a sister into the convent in the 1950s began a journey full of many changes and challenges.
Fr Bill Uren sj reflects on the clergy abuse crisis in the church in light of one Sunday’s liturgical readings.
Iconographer Michael Galovic explains his approach to creating a religious artwork.
St Joseph is a model for all fathers and families.
Autumn is a time for harvesting, fruit bottling and storage. Lent gives us a chance to assess what we store up and treasure in our lives.
Having first sent prayerbooks, Fr John Joseph Therry soon followed with a visit to the newly-founded colony of Sydney.
Through history, many artists have focused on ‘eloquent items’ from the Passion story.
Programs to enrich our spiritual lives.
Forgiveness is part of Christ’s redemption of our lives.
A daily prayerful reflection on the Pope’s prayer intentions and the liturgical readings for each day of the month.
Each year we ‘re-member’—put together again—the Easter story, promising again to work with Jesus in his ongoing work of human liberation.