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The ‘saints next door’ who are in our midst

Pope Francis praised the everyday courage and sacrifice of nurses on International Nurses Day.

Passing the HSC

 HSC Advice for Parents HSC exams kicked off this week which means stress levels are rising among Year 12 students. For parents, it can be hard to know how to support your child through this difficult period so we have reached out to psychologist and...

No regrets for bishop after COVID

Maronite prelate who caught virus said others tried to stop him helping a stranger who was coughing uncontrollably.

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

Beat COVID anxiety and stress: Why you should get vaccinated

  With school returning this week, it’s a stressful time for Sydney parents. We're all navigating territory I think we all assumed we left behind in 2020. If this lockdown is to continue, as the Premier is indicating, our collective mental health will be tested like...

Palliative care experts welcome NSW funding boost

Nurses provide care to a patient in palliative care. Photo: CNS photo/Philippe Wojazer, Reuter
Palliative care experts have welcomed the state government’s plans to boost the sector with an additional $743 million in funding over the next five years, highlighting some of the work that needs to be done to ensure quality end-of-life care is available to all. Premier...

Catholic solutions to public policy problems: ACU launches PM Glynn Institute think tank

The rehousing of Syrian refugees in Melbourne, the role of conscience in medicine, and the problems facing human rights in Australia: a new public policy think tank at the Australian Catholic University has hit the ground running, launching on 13 October. The PM Glynn Institute,...

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.

Catholic hospitals join pandemic fight

Private hospitals will now become an important part of the country's healthcare response.

Anxiety Overload

Eli is eight years old. He has been diagnosed with depression. And, like it is for anyone with this diagnosis, depression is a daily battle for Eli. His father is essentially absent. His single mother is single-handedly raising three children, working full-time, and trying...