TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Lent - 40 days of renewal IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Lent - 40 days of renewal

March 07, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

Autumn has finally arrived, bringing some refreshing rain to some parts of our diocese, some cooler weather and the beginning of Lent.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Lenten message IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Lenten message

March 06, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

The holy season of Lent for Catholics commenced with Ash Wednesday on the 29 February.

The Catholic Wrap-up: But only up to a point IMAGE Aurora Magazine

The Catholic Wrap-up: But only up to a point

March 01, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

Yes, it is a quandary. You will be reading this in early March, after the Royal Commission’s Case Study 50, also called ‘the Catholic Wrap-up’, has finished. If I were to write nothing about it for this edition, that would seem very strange.

Cloudy with a chance of insight IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Cloudy with a chance of insight

March 01, 2017 Comments John Murray

According to the Gospel writers, the Transfiguration was a cloudy occasion, as was the Ascension. The poet, Wordsworth, associated clouds with loneliness and clouds have frequently been favoured as subjects by painters.

Experts warn against following overseas experience with euthanasia IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Experts warn against following overseas experience with euthanasia

March 01, 2017 Comments Debra Vermeer

The practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide overseas has been a disaster, with so-called safeguards failing and doctor-assisted killing on the rise, and not just for the terminally ill, says world-renowned ethicist Professor Margaret Somerville.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Setting our hearts on the Kingdom IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Setting our hearts on the Kingdom

February 28, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

This week we begin our Lenten journey, a journey of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. I am conscious that for many Catholics, Project Compassion features strongly in their history, as generous people who provide for overseas aid relief and development.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Great learning-great communities IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Great learning-great communities

February 27, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

As we approach Catholic Schools Week 6th-11th March I am reminded of the caption on our promotional posters which reads Great Learning – Great Communities.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Recommitting to the gospel for the year ahead IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Recommitting to the gospel for the year ahead

February 21, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

Sunday heralds the commencement of a new week and once again I find myself at my desk reflecting on the past week and preparing for the week ahead. I have not long been home from attending the Upper Hunter Regional Council meeting at Scone.