April 22, 2018
Archbishop Fisher: Ministry of the Word a ministry of the mouth

Archbishop Fisher: Ministry of the Word a ministry of the mouth

The first thing we do as we enter the world, we do through our mouths: we scream our lungs out. The next thing we do is breathe through them. Soon after […]

50 years young: the grace and peace of Mt Schoenstatt

50 years young: the grace and peace of Mt Schoenstatt

When she was younger, Sr Renée Buchmann dreamed of becoming a missionary in Africa. Instead the Schoenstatt sister was sent as a missionary to Australia. She arrived on 22 May 1968, […]

Third century saint invoked as tunnelling begins for Sydney Metro Railway

Third century saint invoked as tunnelling begins for Sydney Metro Railway

St Barbara – patron saint of miners and tunnellers – was invoked in the blessing of a massive roadheader machine which will be used to dig tunnels for the Sydney Metro […]

Simcha Fisher: The good and the bad of enduring sticky-sweet novenas

Simcha Fisher: The good and the bad of enduring sticky-sweet novenas

This year, in a fit of spiritual panic, I announced to my family that we’d be praying the Divine Mercy novena. It started on Good Friday and culminated on Easter Saturday, […]

Finally, Australia’s Coptic Catholics to have a church of their own

Finally, Australia’s Coptic Catholics to have a church of their own

As Deacon Antoun Salama stands among the ladders and paint tins in the stark interior of the almost-completed church, he describes how a beautiful iconostasis from Egypt will adorn the altar. […]

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