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June 11, 2021 Natasha Brotherton

How often do you feel that you are doing what needs to be done, just to get through the day so you can go to bed and get up and repeat the process the following day? It can be very easy to forget the why, when you are so busy ticking off the ‘what.’

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FAITH MATTERS: Living in a Christian Street Community

June 01, 2021 Pam Tierney

John and I helped create a lay Christian street community in Kotara back in the ’70s and '80s when the fire of idealism and love of our God ran hot in our veins.

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FAITH MATTERS: Ecological Conversion - So Simple but So Hard!

May 18, 2021 Mandy Greaves

Pope Francis said on Earth Day, “When this destruction of nature is triggered, it is very difficult to stop it. But we are still in time. And we will be more resilient if we work together instead of doing it alone.”

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FAITH MATTERS: Entering into Partnership

May 04, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

"God, like a parent, looks after his family and does not give up on us. While a marriage contract is not the same as a covenant, there is a commitment that is needed by both parties. This commitment binds into a partnership, which ultimately assists in all to live life to the full."

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FAITH MATTERS: Toddlers in Church

April 19, 2021 Anonymous

A word to the mother following her toddler in church: Solidarity! Studies say that if you have little children, by the time you have arrived to join your colleagues in the workplace, you have already clocked almost a whole day’s work. This I can believe.

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FAITH MATTERS: Full of Grace Collective

April 06, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

Reflecting on Easter and the joy that new life brings, my attention turns to the number of young women I know who have recently become mothers. There is such happiness and love when life is brought into the world, it is truly something special and worthy of celebration.

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FAITH MATTERS: Awe and Wonder

March 23, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

It is true that I really enjoy audio books. Not that I do not appreciate a tangible book, but I find that I can attend to other tasks such as gardening, housework, cooking, exercise or creating an artwork while I am listening. Tapping into the auditory touches the senses which is very different than visually reading words on a page.

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FAITH MATTERS: A strong woman

March 09, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

When Bishop Bill convoked the Diocesan Synod on the Feast of Saint Mary MacKillop we knew that we would turn to her through this period for her patronage, prayers and support.