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Making girls strong starts young

July 05, 2017 Comments Steve Biddulph

It all begins in your arms. You look down at your newborn baby daughter, and have such intense feelings. Tenderness, love, fierce protectiveness swirl inside you as you wonder how her life will unfold. 

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Commemorating Hiroshima

July 05, 2017 Comments Doug Hewitt

Early in the morning of 6 August 1945, a US B-29 bomber, code-named Enola Gay, dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing 140,000 people. Three days later a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, mistaking it for the industrial city of Kokura.

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Not even a whimper

July 05, 2017 Comments John Murray

In this NAIDOC Week edition of Aurora, regular contributor John Murray shares a long-ago, far away incident that has haunted him. 

Of feasts and fasts: the Eastern Orthodox Church IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Of feasts and fasts: the Eastern Orthodox Church

July 05, 2017 Comments Rev James Carles

Like the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church has its origins in the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Lord chose apostles who, having received the grace of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, spread the Christian faith throughout the ancient world. 

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Pilgrimage in everyday life

July 05, 2017 Comments Donna Mulhearn

Pilgrimage can be undertaken anywhere, any day, says Donna Mulhearn. It encompasses overseas travel and trekking long distances, but it can also mean heading to the nearest bushwalk or public labyrinth.

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Caring for your documents at home

July 05, 2017 Comments Donna Robson

Diocesan Archives Officer Donna Robson offers some practical tips to preserve your personal archives.

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Honouring a long life of love and laughter

July 05, 2017 Comments Christine Engel

As her mother’s 90th birthday approaches, Christine Engel shares the story of a resilient woman who will be fondly remembered by (among others) many former students of St Anne’s High School, Adamstown.

An opportunity to honour the land on which we live IMAGE Aurora Magazine

An opportunity to honour the land on which we live

July 05, 2017 Comments Chris Parker

Kurri Kurri parishioner, Chris Parker, extends an invitation to visit his part of the Hunter.

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