July 28, 2017
St Maroun: Ancient MYSTIC

St Maroun: Ancient MYSTIC

An icon of St Maroun The Maronite Church is a powerhouse of faith and activity in Sydney, but to whom does it owe its unique spriritual heritage? Fr Joseph Azize surveys […]

Catherine Sheehan – What’s making the Maronites Buzz?

Catherine Sheehan – What’s making the Maronites Buzz?

Members of Sydney’s Maronite community gather in their hundreds to farewell Fr Tanois Ghoussain back to Lebanon in May.   While there’s been a dramatic decline in religious practice among Roman […]

Natasha Marsh: A Nightmare: a tale of Australia’s immigration system

Natasha Marsh: A Nightmare: a tale of Australia’s immigration system

Last month, the Department of Immigration’s decision to send 88 Coptic Christians to Egypt was reversed due to media attention and public pressure. Friends, parishioners and associates are hoping for the […]

Mark Shea: Upside Down

Mark Shea: Upside Down

Got a picture from a friend claiming to be in Oz the other day.  There was the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.  But I knew it was a fake.  Because […]

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP: Not only knowledge, but wisdom

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP: Not only knowledge, but wisdom

It’s a common trope in many films, TV shows, and books, ranging from Star Wars to Kung Fu Panda. A young protagonist eagerly goes to a sage to learn of the […]

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