There’s a whole world in each child! IMAGE Aurora

There’s a whole world in each child!

June 02, 2018 Comments James McEvoy

“I’m Leo the lion, and I’m king of the jungle, and my jaws are open wide. Roarrrrrr!” sings my three-and-a-half-year-old great-nephew Patrick, roaring at me over and over again in his family room.

‘Sportswomanship’ is alive and well IMAGE Aurora

‘Sportswomanship’ is alive and well

June 02, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

Even if you were not glued to the screen during this year’s Commonwealth Games, it’s unlikely you missed seeing the Australians who competed in the 10,000m women’s final. While no Australian won a medal, all three won hearts when they waited trackside to welcome Lesotho’s Lineo Chaka, the final athlete to finish the event.  

What’s really going on underneath the surface? IMAGE Aurora

What’s really going on underneath the surface?

June 02, 2018 Comments Gabrielle Sutherland

In essence, we only know that which comprises five percent of our universe.

What can we learn from each other? IMAGE Aurora

What can we learn from each other?

June 02, 2018 Comments Christine Sheppard

Picture a meal table in a large hall.

Catholic women deacons ‒ why not? IMAGE Aurora

Catholic women deacons ‒ why not?

June 02, 2018 Comments Andrea Dean

I wonder if, like me, you were curious and hopeful when you heard the news that Pope Francis ‒ responding to a question posed by members of the International Union of Superiors General (IUSG) in May 2016 – had established a commission to study the question of ordaining women deacons in the Roman Catholic Church.

God is Us IMAGE Aurora

God is Us

May 09, 2018 Comments

As I write, I know that you will be reading this long after I have written it.

Reimagining the future IMAGE Aurora

Reimagining the future

May 05, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

There’s a butter churn in the dining room of Rita Gee’s home, “Dalara”, at Jerry’s Plains in the Upper Hunter. Rita recalls that she used it as a girl, growing up on a succession of Hunter Valley dairies run by her parents.

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital IMAGE Aurora

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital

May 05, 2018 Comments Mark Toohey

It wasn't quite the delivery they are used to, but for Sister Mary Goretti and her small staff at St Luke Health Centre in Bujuni, it is one that will save hundreds of lives. The maternal health centre, located three hours from Kampala, can finally celebrate the arrival of its long-awaited ambulance, which supporters in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle helped to fund during last year's Catholic Mission Church and Schools Appeal.

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