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Miss-connection: how to connect with your teenage daughter

One of Australia's leading parenting experts, Dr Justin Coulson, is giving CONNECT readers the incredible opportunity to take his 7-day Connection Challenge - usually $147 - completely FREE. Aimed to help you connect more strongly with your teen daughter, the week-long challenge will have a...

Stopping the senseless loss of life

By Paul Dillon Often after finishing a Parent Information Evening someone will approach me and thank me for the talk and then say something along the lines of "… but my child has just finished school and had no real issues. I can finally take...

Prayers, support pour in for ‘beautiful’ Milan’s fight for life

Milan Nguyen-Mai is only five years old but is in the midst of the fight of her life. The kindergarten pupil of Our Lady of Fatima School, Caringbah, has undergone a last-ditch attempt to rid her of a virulent form of brain cancer. Last July...

10 reasons you should visit your church today

For many Catholics across Sydney churches reopening, even only for small numbers, is the answer to all their prayers. Once again, we can gather with our parish community and worship God, receive the sacraments, and continue to develop our faith. For now, the restrictions on Mass...

Church calls for ethical vaccine

Some US bishops have urged that vaccine development be free of any link to abortion.

Monica Doumit: Cashing in on tragedy

In Italy, one health risk is being replaced with another Imagine that in a few weeks’ time, we all go into lock down because of COVID-19.  With toilet paper, hand sanitiser and similar supplies still the hottest item on the shelves, and with people stuck...

Catholic and Orthodox unite

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

Vatican academy urges vaccinations

Catholic parents should vaccinate their children for the good of their children and the community, and they can do so with a "clear conscience," said the Pontifical Academy for Life. Photo: CNS/Brian Snyder, Reuters
Catholics can vaccinate children in "clear conscience" that doing so is not cooperating in abortion.

Doctor’s national body to launch

A new national body will draw together Catholic doctors and other health professionals with a “heart for the beauty of the Catholic faith and what it brings to the practice of medicine”, says Dr Catherine Crowley, a senior lecturer at the Notre Dame School...

Teaching Children Self-care

‘Self-care’ is so much more than a hot trend or phrase social media influencers talk about. Self-care is all about taking care of yourself and is one of the most important parts of managing your wellbeing. It involves not only necessary day-to-day activities but also...