TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Respect: Confronting Violence and Abuse
The Statement is asking us, as faith communities to be mindful of the violence that is perpetrated on women in particular, and to provide support to them and their children.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Revelation from the Word of God in the Scriptures
The beginning of last week marked the one-year anniversary of the Taliban taking power in Afghanistan. Somehow, like 9/11, those scenes of people trying to leave their homeland, are etched in my mind.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan
Reconciliation is about relationships. It is about loving, truth-telling, deep listening, respectful engagement, and shared hope for a future that is different to the past and the present.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Tell Me Why
I begin this week’s message with some words from Archie Roach’s autobiography, Tell Me Why.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Plenary Council
This is my humble attempt to outline where we are now up to, with this most significant church event in the life of the Australian Catholic Church, and of the global church.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: In old age they will still bear fruit
The purpose of World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly was to emphasize how grandparents and the elderly are a value and a gift both for society and for ecclesial communities.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Listening Deeply for Action
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is a member of the Hunter Community Alliance which brings together diverse community organisations.
TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: God's grace in our world
On this cold Sunday night, I consider the question we were given at our Masses this weekend: Who is my neighbour?