Coming to terms with the changes ageing can bring IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Coming to terms with the changes ageing can bring

April 05, 2017 Comments Tanya Russell

Q My father has begun to display early stage dementia and his doctor has confirmed this. My children are aged 5 and 7, and as Dad’s dementia progresses, I want them to develop age-appropriate understanding. At the same time, I don’t want them to think that dementia and the forgetfulness that goes with it is automatically part of growing older. Please give me some tips to encourage them to be patient and thoughtful.

Gatekeepers of a brighter future IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Gatekeepers of a brighter future

April 05, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Visiting Maitland-Newcastle as a Caritas Project Compassion speaker gave Richard Campbell the opportunity to reconnect with his sister Louise Campbell.

University society encourages students to ask questions and look for answers together IMAGE Aurora Magazine

University society encourages students to ask questions and look for answers together

April 05, 2017 Comments Monica Scanlon

In September 2016, a contingent of Catholic students established the University of Newcastle (UoN) Catholic Society. The group initially came together at the university’s weekly Wednesday Mass and has since continued to grow in number.

Newcastle student represents Qatar and Lithuania at UN! IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Newcastle student represents Qatar and Lithuania at UN!

April 05, 2017 Comments Olivia March

A former student of St Francis Xavier’s College shares her opportunity to broaden her outlook on the world.

Enter Cursillo: An invitation to experience greater joy IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Enter Cursillo: An invitation to experience greater joy

April 05, 2017 Comments Greg Byrne

Joy: an emotion of keen or lively pleasure arising from present or expected good.

This definition explains why as a Christian I should always be full of joy. At times of quietness and prayer, with the realisation and acceptance that God loves me intimately, I am filled with a deep certainty that all will be well.

Are you one of the spacious and gracious people? IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Are you one of the spacious and gracious people?

April 05, 2017 Comments Patrick Oliver

It’s amazing how different you are when you let yourself be in love.

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.

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