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A tale of two cathedrals: Canterbury and Notre Dame

Notre Dame Paris and Canterbury Cathedral are the most important cathedrals in France and England and the two current cathedrals are almost identical in age. Fire has also now played a major part in the history of both of these hugely significant buildings and the connections...

New Canon Law course offers the big picture

A sound understanding of the Code of Canon Law, which underpins the whole life of the Catholic Church, is invaluable for anyone working in parish administration or Catholic education. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has warmly recommended a course on Canon Law to be offered by...

Love’s hard yards

Loss has become one of the few things Cathi Sperring has found in life. She lost her partner in an accident; she lost two of her eight children and she lost her house and everything in it in a fierce blaze. Living in mental, physical and...

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...

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.

Young adult’s dark drug and alcohol past becomes asset in ministry

By any measure, Scott Weeman seems contented. All of the pieces of his life seem to have fallen into place. The 31-year-old American is a newlywed, married in September to his wife, Jacqueline. He enjoys the love of his family and a supportive community of friends....

Catholic Social Services Victoria responds to lockdown

“Their welfare is of key concern to us during this time,” Catholic Social Services Victoria said in a recent media statement.

Global help for the Holy Land

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP greets members of the Order. Photo: Patrick Lee
The Catholic Church has two religious orders of knighthood – the Order of Malta and the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. The former has a special mission to the sick. The EOHSJ serves the Church in the Holy Land, working to maintain...

Delectable delights

Easy lunchbox treats to brighten up your child's day. A new school year can quickly leave parents feeling tired, time poor and uninspired – especially when it comes to packing school lunches. It's great finding sneaky ways to pack more goodness and healthy alternatives into the...

Dancing family brings viral joy amid virus lockdowns

Millions watch the Hoffmans jazz-handing joy to a 'shut down' world When health officials recommended self-isolation to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Ali Hoffman and her parents, Michael and Michele, found themselves quarantined in their Fort Worth-area home. In their boredom, they donned their "party...