Things that work IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Things that work

May 03, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

‘Isn’t it good when things just work!’ You may recall the ad. A silver ball rolled down spirals, through switches, setting off balance beams and catapulty things, until finally something hit an array of dominoes that beautifully fell into place. It was a car ad, I think. But it is true, isn’t it? It’s good when things just work.

While Syria suffers, Iraq, Libya and Vietnam come to mind IMAGE Aurora Magazine

While Syria suffers, Iraq, Libya and Vietnam come to mind

May 03, 2017 Comments Jason Von Meding

A local commentator unpacks the recent US attack on Syria. What may have happened by the time you read this?

Nirvana: All that’s required is a wish to find real inner peace IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Nirvana: All that’s required is a wish to find real inner peace

May 03, 2017 Comments Kadam Mick Marcom

Newcastle Buddhist Kadam Mick Marcon introduces the teachings of Buddhism, with reference to the writings of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Exploring ‘cyclospirituality’ IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Exploring ‘cyclospirituality’

May 03, 2017 Comments John Cavenagh

 As far as I can recall, ‘cyclospirituality’ is a term which came to me while I was happily cycling along a quiet country road one morning. 

Countering Islamophobia IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Countering Islamophobia

May 03, 2017 Comments Patrick McInerney

Islam continues to be prominent in news reports, usually for all the wrong reasons. Editor of Bridges (see below), Columban Patrick McInerney, offers helpful suggestions to those who want to penetrate beyond the headlines. In doing so, he echoes the documents of the Second Vatican Council.  

What would Jesus do? IMAGE Aurora Magazine

What would Jesus do?

May 03, 2017 Comments Michael O’Connor

In the season of Easter, this is an apt question.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: we all need each other, none of us is an island IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: we all need each other, none of us is an island

May 02, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

We seem to have moved from summer to winter in the past week. Many of us are unprepared for this sudden change of season, which can be a metaphor for life.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Launch of Learning Framework IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Launch of Learning Framework

May 01, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

The Catholic Schools Office was proud to launch The Learning Framework last week at St Joseph’s Lochinvar.