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Students to go to the margins in new model

The Australian Catholic University has announced an exciting new partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney’s welfare agency, CatholicCare aimed at embedding Catholic social teaching in a more practical way in ACU’s undergraduate programs across fields such as speech pathology and occupational therapy. From Semester 1...

Beating the Back to School Blues

By Justin Coulson I’m sure there really are kids out there who were excited about heading back to school after the summer holidays. But I don’t know any of them. About seven percent of Aussie kids aged 4-17 years experience anxiety disorders each year, and school...

Archbishop Fisher: Pray for victims, pray for justice

Expressing “shame and apology” for the suffering of victims of sexual abuse within the Church, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP urged Catholics “not to draw any final conclusions” about the conviction of Cardinal George Pell until the appeal process has been completed. Speaking at the 10.30...

Haven of healing and hope

New program helps women who have had few chances in life.

Your Life, Your Way: Self help for teens

For your chance to WIN a digital copy of Your Life, Your Way by Joseph Ciarrochi send your name, email and postal address to [email protected] Good Luck! "Downright bizarre" are the words Joseph Ciarrochi uses to describe the current situation for teenagers. "This year has wiped out...

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...

New hope for body image disorders

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

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...

Pope: Abortion never the answer

Pope Francis has called selective abortion of the disabled “expression of an inhuman eugenics mentality”.

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...