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  • Relationship repair always has two sides
    by Francine & Byron Pirola on March 4, 2024 at 10:00 pm

    Periods of disconnection are an unfortunate part of every marriage. Relationship Repair takes both an initiator and receiver. The post Relationship repair always has two sides appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Explainer: Why is the religious organisations’ charitable status under threat?
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on March 4, 2024 at 7:00 am

    How many times have you seen extreme comments online calling for churches, religious schools and hospitals to be stripped of their “privileged” charitable status? The Productivity Commission wants to advise the Federal Government to do just that. The post Explainer: Why is the religious organisations’ charitable status under threat? appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Protestors rally as drag story time for children overturned
    by George Al-Akiki on March 4, 2024 at 4:30 am

    Passionate Catholics were among the crowd of protestors who attended Cumberland City Council to protest against drag queen reading time for local children. The post Protestors rally as drag story time for children overturned appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Mother Hilda Scott OSB: Prayer starts with God, not with us
    by Sr Hilda Scott OSB on March 4, 2024 at 3:42 am

    So many of us have fixed notions of prayer that we can back ourselves into a totally unhelpful corner. But God draws us out of it, says Mother Hilda Scott. The post Mother Hilda Scott OSB: Prayer starts with God, not with us appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • New document on the validity of sacraments
    by Fr John Flader on March 4, 2024 at 2:00 am

    I understand that the Holy See has issued a new document in Italian on the validity of the sacraments. Is there anything new in it that we priests should be aware of in our pastoral ministry? The post New document on the validity of sacraments appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • ‘He heals me when I pray for others,’ Anusha says of online prayer crusade
    by George Al-Akiki on March 4, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Anusha Jebanasam’s dream is to see an army of Catholics take up prayer as their spiritual weapon, and she is leading the charge with prayer groups on Instagram and a popular fan page on Facebook. The post ‘He heals me when I pray for others,’ Anusha says of online prayer crusade appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Monica Doumit: Nobody wins if the church gives up on its own abuse investigations
    by Monica Doumit on March 3, 2024 at 11:30 pm

    Had the church had considered the case of Bishop Christopher Saunders to be closed when the police did, he would not have faced court. We still have something to offer the justice system, writes Monica Doumit The post Monica Doumit: Nobody wins if the church gives up on its own abuse investigations appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Cosgrove: Australia strives for the pursuit of peace
    by Staff Writers on March 3, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    Conflict is the ultimate failure of diplomacy, former governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove told members of the Sydney Catholic Business Network on 23 February. The post Cosgrove: Australia strives for the pursuit of peace appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Marian devotions on the rise in Sydney
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on March 3, 2024 at 10:00 pm

    Sydney may be known as Australia’s “sin city” but it is also a place where Our Lady is being increasingly known and loved, and where Catholics are unafraid to witness to our faith in public The post Marian devotions on the rise in Sydney appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP: Faithfulness and obedience
    by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP on March 3, 2024 at 10:00 pm

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP's homily for the Mass of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, 25 February 2024. The post Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP: Faithfulness and obedience appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Melto D’Moronoyo: The prodigal son encourages us all to seek the lost
    by Salwa Elias on March 3, 2024 at 9:58 pm

    The parable of the Prodigal Son carries for us a great message of hope, for who among us has not, at some point in their lives, offended their Father in heaven? The post Melto D’Moronoyo: The prodigal son encourages us all to seek the lost appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • 2024 Trial Season has begun for Sydney Catholic Schools primary students
    by Sydney Catholic Schools on March 3, 2024 at 9:32 pm

    Primary trials for the 2024 season have officially begun, with hundreds of students hoping to advance to the next round of competition The post 2024 Trial Season has begun for Sydney Catholic Schools primary students appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.