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Simcha Fisher: Showing up empty-handed

We were at Mass. Christmas Mass, in fact; and I felt, as I always do, that we had arrived unprepared. If I only had one...

Francis prays Christmas will bring yearning for peace, dialogue

Gallery: a papal Christmas blessing Before giving his Christmas blessing to the city of Rome and to the world, Pope Francis drew attention to the...

Steven Buhagiar: Knowing the Holy Family as an insider

Reading Time: 3 minutesImage credit: The Holy Family with a Little Bird – Bartolomé Esteban Murillo c.1650 One hundred years ago today, Pope Benedict XV instituted the Feast of the Holy Family and proclaimed that it be celebrated annually on the first Sunday during the Christmas Octave. Although it is most fitting that it be […]
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Our God is a God of closeness, Archbishop tells Sydney Christmas...

Attendance at Midnight and Christmas morning masses at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney were surprisingly strong despite the state’s growing wave of Covid cases...

Karl Schmude: Christmas and the Cathedral

One Christmas Day an unhappy French teenager walked into the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.  He came to High Mass, more out of...

Simcha Fisher: Love the nut jobs

Look out! Like a freight train, bearing down on us with gathering speed and menace, I mean twinkling and jollity and goodwill toward mankind in general, here come The Holidays.
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Parishes unite to welcome Jesus

Collaboration is growing between five inner Sydney parishes which have come together to showcase their musical talents at an annual concert of Christmas Carols and Readings, modelled on the famous Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College in Cambridge.

Simcha Fisher: Want to be ready for Christmas? Do this one...

I looked at the date and gasped out loud. How can it possibly be this late already, with so much left undone? Every single...

Hayden Ramsay: A good kind of nostalgia

Growing up in Scotland, Advent was the loveliest season. The days were dark by 3 pm. The house was warm and morning windows were frosty; snow fell often and the woodland around the village was crisp when the rare sun shone.
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Dr Hayden Ramsay: Advent nostalgia and present realities

Growing up in Scotland, Advent was the loveliest season. The days were dark by 3pm. The house was warm and morning windows were frosty;...
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