Seasons of a friendship IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Seasons of a friendship

April 05, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

There are stones in Ailsa Piper’s home named ‘Love’ and ‘Hope’. And when I visit, to enjoy a conversation with dear friends Ailsa and Tony Doherty, I encounter two individuals who might well be named ‘Love’ and ‘Hope’ – but which is which?

An ancient faith brimming with stories IMAGE Aurora Magazine

An ancient faith brimming with stories

April 05, 2017 Comments Ruth Jacobs

The story of Judaism begins with its founder, Abram.

Even in pain, each day is a new beginning IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Even in pain, each day is a new beginning

April 05, 2017 Comments Anne Gleeson

St Augustine has been quoted as saying, “the greatest evil is physical pain”. Over the past six and a half years I have come to know this evil.

CatholicCare partners with parishes and schools IMAGE Aurora Magazine

CatholicCare partners with parishes and schools

April 05, 2017 Comments Gary Christensen

Acting Director, CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning, Gary Christensen, outlines his approach to his new role. Gary is a Novocastrian who was educated in local Catholic schools and has considerable experience in the areas of child protection, out of home care, mental health and disability services.

Why not project an Easter message? IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Why not project an Easter message?

April 05, 2017 Comments Anne Millard

Reprising her Advent offering, cinephile Anne Millard suggests a clutch of Easter-flavoured films.

Aloma’s  story: our common home, our future IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Aloma’s story: our common home, our future

April 05, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

Caritas Australia is supporting and empowering Filipino commu­nities like Aloma’s in the aftermath of extreme weather events and the effects of climate change.

Providing children with a Safe Home for Life IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Providing children with a Safe Home for Life

April 05, 2017 Comments Allison Armstrong

According to the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), nearly 17,000 children and young people in NSW are in Out of Home Care. Around half are in relative or kinship care and half in foster care.

The Catholic Wrap-up: But only up to a point IMAGE Aurora Magazine

The Catholic Wrap-up: But only up to a point

March 01, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

Yes, it is a quandary. You will be reading this in early March, after the Royal Commission’s Case Study 50, also called ‘the Catholic Wrap-up’, has finished. If I were to write nothing about it for this edition, that would seem very strange.

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