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Whatever happened to sin?

March 07, 2020 Bishop Bill Wright

Readers of St Augustine’s Confessions are often bemused by the way he goes on and on about a particular childhood sin.

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Never out of training

March 07, 2020 Brittany Gonzalez

Phil Cox’s early career spanned more than 20 years in the maritime and transport industries.

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Walk the walk, talk the talk

March 09, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Inspired by the story of Catherine McAuley and the “walking nuns” of 19th century Dublin who refused to be cloistered away from the needy, Hamilton parish priest Monsignor Allan Hart encouraged the Sisters of Mercy in Newcastle to hit the pavement and do the same in 1997.

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Foundations for success built on play

March 09, 2020 Kim Moroney

Making the transition from preschool to school is traditionally a huge step for children and parents alike, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Talkin’ ’bout my generation

March 09, 2020 Lizzie Watkin

Members of the “silent generation” are typically characterised by their discipline, gratitude and appreciation of life’s simplicities.

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Pride in preservation

March 10, 2020 Darrell Croker

The email from the Department of Communities and Justice on 19 December last year to those from the Hunter involved in the state government’s Family Preservation Program (FPP) was a lesson in great communication — succinct and powerful.

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Age wearies as years condemn

March 13, 2020 Darrell Croker

The Interim Report of the $104 million Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released on 31 October last year assesses the sector as being in “a sad and shocking state that diminishes Australia as a nation”.

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Bonding with baby

March 16, 2020 Tanya Russell

Q   My sister recently had her first baby. She has a supportive partner and family around her, but she confided in me that she just can’t seem to bond with her baby. She doesn’t want to talk to anyone about this as she said she’s afraid of admitting such a terrible thing. How can I support her but also encourage her to seek help? I hate to see her suffer in silence.

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Celibate jungle

March 18, 2020 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has disappointed progressives in the Catholic Church by rejecting a proposal to ordain married men in remote areas of South America.

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A Time to Hope, by Paul F. Castley MSC

March 25, 2020 Alexander Foster

It’s a difficult time to be a part of our church community.

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Hope out of Ukraine

March 24, 2020 Brooke Robinson

In what’s been described as a “miracle” the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has incredibly overcome near-extinction at the hands of Joseph Stalin during World War II to show God is faithful and it is possible to rebuild from seemingly nothing.

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