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Supporting those on the land

April 07, 2018 Comments Gary Christensen

While there has been rain in recent weeks, drought conditions continue in the Upper Hunter. Many are hoping for ‘follow up’ rains to ensure grass regrows and crops take root.

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‘I literally LOVE my job. Like LOVE it!

April 07, 2018 Comments Amanda Skehan

Despite being one of only 12 female professionals selected for Melbourne Theatre Company’s ‘Women in Theatre’ program, ASPIRE Creative Director, Anna Kerrigan, remains humble.

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It’s no sin to be sixty

April 07, 2018 Comments David Ahern

This month’s Family Matters is masquerading as a book review – or is it a book review masquerading as Family Matters? Majellan Magazine kindly shared a reflective piece about something we’re all engaged in – growing older! It will particularly appeal to those with a faith dimension in their lives.

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What does the pantry offer you?

April 07, 2018 Comments Nicola Arvidson

By the time you read this, Nicola Arvidson will be enjoying celebrating Easter with a deepened appreciation of its meaning.

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Critical issues to be addressed at the next Bonhoeffer Conference

April 07, 2018 Comments Michael Kenny

Internationally respected theologians from South Africa and the USA will be among the guest speakers in Sydney on 7-8 June for the 14th Annual Australian Bonhoeffer Conference. Its theme will be Bonhoeffer and Public Theology.

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Have we forgotten how to weep? (Pope Francis)

April 07, 2018 Comments Carmel Hanson rsj

In July 2013, Pope Francis visited Lampedusa, Italy, the landing place for the thousands of asylum seekers who had fled across the sea in search of better lives. He saw the anguished faces of parents desperately clutching their children, experienced the raw grief of those whose loved ones had perished on the treacherous journey and saw the fear and uncertainty in the eyes of the adults who had fled.

 

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Walls made of living stone

April 07, 2018 Comments Michael O’Connor

“The world is but a ship, and not thy home.” When I walked up the steps to enter St Therese’s Church at New Lambton as a child my eyes were drawn to these words carved in the masonry above the door.

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“Our most sacred day”

April 07, 2018 Comments John Murray

Anzac Day. A day of solemn remembrance across our nation. A day to reflect upon the sacrifice of so many lives lost in armed conflict so that the security and freedom of future generations might be preserved.

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