In fulfilling the mission of his congregation to ‘work with migrants’, recently appointed Filipino chaplain Fr Franco Lacanaria CS ironically finds himself in the same situation of having to navigate his way around a new country.
When a young couple approaches the Church to be married, their intention is to formally ratify the deep love they have for each other in the presence of their family and friends, with the blessing of the Church.
Did you know that the first official Roman ritual for Christian marriage only appeared in 1614 and was only officially recognised as one of the seven sacraments in the Middle Ages?
Perched on top of a hill, overlooking the township of Kapunda and with the beautiful vista of the Barossa Valley beyond, there is little wonder that St Rose of Lima Catholic Church is proving popular for ‘destination’ weddings.
Adelaide Hills parishioner Fernando Farrugia is putting his fitness to the test by running in an ultra-marathon this month in support of his daughters’ participation in the Ignite Conference in Brisbane.
As a young boy growing up in Cambodia, Vannak Anan Prum loved drawing in the dirt with a stick, his artistic talent clearly evident to those in his small village. Little did he realise that decades later he would use his skills as an illustrator to send an important message to the world about the scourge of modern-day slavery.
The final book of beloved scholar, priest and theologian Denis Edwards, who died unexpectedly on March 5 2019, was launched in Adelaide last month. Friend and colleague FR JAMES MCEVOY spoke at the launch and wrote this review for The Southern Cross.
Sr Mary Eileen Cronin RSJ - Born: March 25 1924 | Died: June 23 2019
For Father Kieran Gill, his calling to the priesthood was more like a “subtle wave of grace” than a “St Paul on the road to Damascus” moment.
‘The best year of my life’ is how James Thomson summed up his first 12 months of study at the Pope St John XXIII National Seminary in Boston.
My destiny was to be a Religious Sister! My destiny was to be a Josephite!