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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...

YouTuber runs the race with faith

A young Sydney Catholic combines her talents in a unique social media outreach.

Introducing Mathilde: Reclaiming a lost ethic of femininity

How a group of friends are reclaiming a lost ethic of femininity, challenging assumptions, and analysing the effects of social trends on women and families

No Premier Andrews, you’re very wrong on gender therapy

I was taught as a child to be attentive to my neighbour’s decisions in case they threatened my own freedoms and integrity. So let’s look at NSW’s neighbouring state of Victoria. A week ago, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews released a statement relating to so-called ‘gay...

Help when you need it the most

As we are all being asked to practice social distancing and isolation as a measure to slow the spread of the corona virus, you may be feeling many emotions. You may be anxious or worried for yourself and your family members; being out of...

A vaccine for all: 20 points for a fairer world

Here we have a broad horizon that evokes the principles of the Church’s Social Doctrine, such as human dignity and the preferential option for the poor, solidarity and subsidiarity, the common good and the care of our common home, justice and the universal destination of goods

ACU report warns of mental health care crisis

Study finds staff shortages contributing to mental health nurses crisis A new report by Australian Catholic University has found that mental health nurses are suffering high levels of workplace stress made worse by ongoing staff shortages and acutely unwell patients. The study, published in the International...

Covid-19 and Pentecost: a pastoral from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP

It is with great joy that we learnt today that the New South Wales Government has agreed to relax the restrictions on churches and worship, to bring them into line with like venues and activities

Step by step, Vinnies staff fight a pandemic

At the coalface: Left to Right: Principal Hospital Scientist Damien Stark, Incident Response Manager Rachel MacFarlane, Respiratory/Sleep Physician Katrina Tonga, Operational Transformation and Service Innovation Manager Sarah Sweeney. Photo: Giovanni Portelli
Four St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, staff share their experiences during the recent lockdowns.

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...