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  • The Maronite liturgy shows that salvation is a journey
    by Joshua Tamer on April 14, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    Just like the disciples on the road to Emmaus, Christ in his wisdom decides when he will open our eyes, writes Joshua Tamer. The post The Maronite liturgy shows that salvation is a journey appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Archbishop Porteous: May our culture rediscover the wonder of every human life
    by Archbishop Julian Porteous on April 14, 2024 at 10:53 pm

    While the conception of every new life awaits the moment of birth which brings joy for the couple as they hold their new child in awe, there is something very dark and disturbing sweeping the world of our time. It is the culture of abortion, a culture of death, Archbishop Julian Porteous said in his address on the day of the unborn child. The post Archbishop Porteous: May our culture rediscover the wonder of every human life appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • A Catholic revival is upon us. Feel free to enjoy it
    by Philippa Martyr on April 14, 2024 at 8:00 am

    Between an influx of new converts and a raft of high-profile figures making nice with God—including Jordan Peterson and Richard Dawkins—we’re witnessing the beginning of a Catholic revival. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying it, but we shouldn’t lose our heads, writes Philippa Martyr The post A Catholic revival is upon us. Feel free to enjoy it appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Wanderers kick off new partnership
    by Sydney Catholic Schools on April 14, 2024 at 5:00 am

    The Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney Catholic Schools are kicking off a new partnership to provide students with a range of programs and services to heighten their football skills. The post Wanderers kick off new partnership appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Archbishop Fisher: We recommit to the defence of life after horror Bondi attack
    by Staff Writers on April 14, 2024 at 3:20 am

    "At a time of universal grief and horror at the multiple murders and injuries at Bondi Junction yesterday, including the stabbing of a baby—as well as celebration of the courage of the baby’s mother, the policewoman, and other bystanders—we reflect upon our community’s profound commitment to the value of every human life," Archbishop Fisher said. The post Archbishop Fisher: We recommit to the defence of life after horror Bondi attack appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • The Jewish Passover meal, the Seder, and the Eucharist
    by Fr John Flader on April 14, 2024 at 2:00 am

    Dear Fr John Flader, someone told me there are a lot of parallels between the Jewish Passover meal, the Seder, and the Eucharist. Is this true? The post The Jewish Passover meal, the Seder, and the Eucharist appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Eastertide joy turns to tears as Sydney mourns victims of horrific knife attack
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on April 13, 2024 at 11:40 pm

    Updated: The joy of Eastertide has turned to shock and bewilderment across Sydney’s Catholic community in the wake of a deadly knife attack at Bondi Junction Westfield shopping centre, in which seven people died and a dozen were injured, including a nine-month-old baby. The post Eastertide joy turns to tears as Sydney mourns victims of horrific knife attack appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Victorious Joeys rowers set sights higher
    by George Al-Akiki on April 13, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    Students from the St Joseph’s College First VIII rowing crew are looking to swap Sydney lakes for international waters as they look to the Junior World Championships in Canada. The post Victorious Joeys rowers set sights higher appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Broken Bay launches new disability education model
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on April 13, 2024 at 8:00 am

    Catholic Schools Broken Bay has launched a $65 million project to cater to students with a disability from Kindergarten to Year 12 with a new school campus and network of support classes. The post Broken Bay launches new disability education model appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Sixteen children baptised at Easter in Berala
    by Guest Contributor on April 13, 2024 at 5:00 am

    At the Easter Vigil this year, St Peter Chanel and St Joseph the Worker parish welcomed 16 children from the parish schools as new members of the church through the Rite of Baptism, many of whom had first learned about God through their school. The post Sixteen children baptised at Easter in Berala appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Inner west teens talk trust in God
    by Anna Harrison on April 13, 2024 at 2:00 am

    Sydney Catholic Youth led inner west Catholic school students in “raw and open” discussions about trust in God, discernment, suffering and purpose in life, at a session on 22 March at Domremy College Five Dock. The post Inner west teens talk trust in God appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • In praise of activism that serves without ego
    by Simcha Fisher on April 12, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    Noisy public activism isn’t all bad, but in general I’m skeptical when it draws attention primarily to the activist. Our efforts are most effective when we lay aside our ego, and serve others, writes Simcha Fisher. The post In praise of activism that serves without ego appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.