A review of the Year of the Youth IMAGE Aurora

A review of the Year of the Youth

December 01, 2018 Rebecca Piefke

As the Year of Youth comes to an end, Rebecca Piefke reflects on the privilege of being ACTiv8 Youth Co-ordinator and how the Year of Youth has impacted her ministry.

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Plastic Police in Merewether Beach

December 01, 2018 Todd Dagwell

There will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050 unless the world begins recycling the material at a rapid rate, a report by the World Economic Forum found more than two years ago. It is this knowledge that keeps Samantha Cross motivated in her quest to see soft plastics recycled on a large scale.

The Really Good News for Christmas IMAGE Aurora

The Really Good News for Christmas

December 01, 2018 Brooke Robinson

Bible Society Australia has brought a fresh retelling of the Christmas story, especially designed for children aged between five and seven, called The Really Good News of Christmas - for Me!

The commercialisation of Christmas IMAGE Aurora

The commercialisation of Christmas

December 01, 2018 Helene O'Neill

I’m not sure how you feel when Christmas is abbreviated to Xmas or when this special time is referred to as the Silly Season? The real meaning of Christmas appears to be commercialised and abbreviated.

What are you waiting for this Advent? IMAGE Aurora

What are you waiting for this Advent?

December 01, 2018 Brooke Robinson

In my office, Ashleigh Banks is waiting for the birth of her first child. She is due 29 December. Ashleigh says she is “waiting for a new life in our family - waiting to see what the baby’s personality is, what their hopes and dreams will be in their life and nurturing that.”

And the winners of the CDF Christmas Gift Card Competition are…... IMAGE Aurora

And the winners of the CDF Christmas Gift Card Competition are…...

December 01, 2018 Brooke Robinson

To help us get into the festive spirit, the Catholic Development Fund recently held a Christmas gift card competition for all students enrolled at schools across the Diocese, as well as children enrolled at St Nicholas Early Education and participants in CatholicCare programs.

Ginger Pork Meatballs with Soba Noodles IMAGE Aurora

Ginger Pork Meatballs with Soba Noodles

November 03, 2018 Bartholomew Connors

Healthy, quick & tasty with little fuss. You may have most of the ingredients already in the pantry to give this weeknight recipe a try. 

REVIEW A Gentle Unfolding: Circling and Spiralling into Meaning IMAGE Aurora

REVIEW A Gentle Unfolding: Circling and Spiralling into Meaning

November 03, 2018 Tracey Edstein

Judith Scully had me hooked with her opening sentence: “At some point in my early teens, just when I was discovering there was more to the opposite sex than beneath-my-notice little brothers, I fell in love with God.”

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