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St Mary of the Cross Mackillop Anniversary Quiz

Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Canonisation of St Mary of the Cross Mackillop by Pope Benedict XVI on 17 October 2010. We've put together a quiz to test your knowledge of the life and virtues of Australia's first Saint.  

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

Passing the HSC

The new Australian citizenship test requires that any would-be citizen answering all five questions relating to Australian values correctly.
 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...

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...

Haven of healing and hope

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

Euthanasia: Ripping the fabric of society apart

It was the experience of losing someone he knew to assisted-suicide that propelled Professor Peter Kurti into advocating against legalised euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. “I felt quite angry actually. I felt indignant,” Prof Kurti told The Catholic Weekly. “His family had been devastated and I...

Seeing the cross up close

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the third volume of his prison diaries, Cardinal Pell reveals the insights he gained into suffering Cardinal George Pell, jailed for more than a year for sex abuse crimes he ultimately was cleared of, said the experience enabled him to understand suffering as a redemptive process that allows one to identify […]
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A prophetic voice for the needy

Much of the work done by Catholic welfare, health and aged care providers for the most disadvantaged is done behind the scenes.

How a woman’s fertility health affects her overall health

Free webinar will unpack key insights into proven method Few women realise that a woman’s fertility hormones control more than her cycle and ovulation. They are an integral part of her overall health. Natural Fertility Awareness Week, which this year runs from August 23-29, is an...