It’s a topic no-one seems to want to talk about, but abortion trauma is rife in our community according to Julie Cook, national director of Abortion Grief Australia.
David Wark OAM – Born: February 28 1943 | Died: November 11 2019
Nervousness, happiness and a sense of joy were just some of the emotions experienced by Olek Stirrat and Anthony Beltrame as they declared their intention to join the priesthood on September 29.
At the beginning of next month the Church celebrates two important feasts: All Saints on November 1, followed by All Souls on November 2. While in the minds of many Catholics these two feasts are inextricably linked, they originated at different times and have different emphases.
Reconciliation with creation is the critical relationship confronting humanity at this time in history, says Sr Patricia Powell RSM from the Rahamim Ecology Centre in Bathurst, New South Wales.
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.
Like most couples getting ready for their wedding day, Emily Skara and Deion Matulic are busy with preparations to ensure their guests enjoy the wonderful celebration. But more importantly, they are preparing themselves to receive the sacrament of marriage.
As one of only a handful of palliative care nurse practitioners in South Australia, Kevin Hardy is well qualified to talk about dying. He spoke to JENNY BRINKWORTH ahead of appearing before the SA Parliament’s Joint Committee on End of Life Choices.