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Smart watches not clever

Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin, Moove, or even smart-watches are gaining significant market-share with children – and with Christmas so close, it’s likely that they’ll be in plenty of Santa stockings. Market research shows that sales of wearable trackers will have grown by 26...

Friendships that bridge the years

Hannah Topp is living every uni students “dream”. She pays no rent, never has to worry about noisy flatmates or waking up to somebody having used all the milk. However, on the downside she never knows if her 'neighbours' will remember her and she has...

Bishop Peter Elliott: St John Henry Newman, a true son of Mary

His long life spanned the nineteenth century. John Henry Newman was born in London in 1801 and died in Birmingham in 1890.

Catholic and Orthodox unite

Catholic and Orthodox Christians united at St Mark's Coptic Catholic Church to highlight mental health.

Baby, it’s love before first sight

Meet the youngest member of the pro-life movement, the child of Campsie couple Chantal and Piotr Czeczotko. At just 30 weeks in utero the baby is an active little one and will be the couple’s first-born. The proud parents got their first glimpse in real...

Christianity is in a difficult place but encouraging signs abound

Monsignor Carl Reid greets Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP at his installation in St Mary’s Cathedral on 27 August. Photo: Alphonsus Fok
A more traditional form of liturgy which motivates or encourages the laity to discover the riches of the Catechism, which in turn creates a better formed layman or laywoman are among the hoped-for benefits of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern...

Free cards send pro-life message

One of the new cards from the 365Life campaign. Sets are available free to readers of The Catholic Weekly. Photo: 365Life
Business-sized cards with pro-life designs are appearing all over Melbourne city.

From rich to poor, married to priest

When Father Bob Sheridan was four or five years old, electric trains only travelled as far as Parramatta. At midnight street lights went out and radios fell silent. Sydney’s Westmead, where his dad moved him, his mum and his younger brother John from NSW’s Riverina...

New hope for body image disorders

ACU researchers discovered that a single dose of the ‘love hormone’, oxytocin, can help cure sufferers.

10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

For your chance to WIN 1 of 5 copies of 10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know by Dr Justin Coulson send your name, email and postal address to [email protected] Good Luck! Wouldn’t it be great if parents really only needed to know 10 things...