The Holy Land is filled with astonishing stories and deeply moving experiences but, as The Southern Cross reports, none are more stirring than the Christian oasis of Bethlehem University where Jesus’ message of bringing life in all its fullness takes on a tangible meaning.
Sitting in her lounge room with her two beautiful daughters laughing and playing with Lego in front of her, you wouldn’t think Shwezin Win would have a care in the world.
Glenda Le’ Gallant – Born: August 13 1951 | Died: September 16 2017
Sr Pauline Hartshorne RSM – Born: September 29 1925 | Died: August 23 2017
When she officially retires as the pastoral director of the Bordertown parish at the end of the year, Sr Liz Morris RSJ will miss many things about her role, particularly the people. But she won’t miss the endless hours of driving on country roads which has been a prominent feature of her life as a Josephite.
Vincent Patrick Kean – Born: July 1 1933 | Died: August 26 2017
In Foster and Kinship Carers’ Week, Elly talks about being raised by her grandparents and their influence on her as a mother and foster carer.
A former publican who develops apps in his spare time is the newest member of the St Laurence’s Dominican community at North Adelaide. Ordained in July last year in Sydney, Father Matthew Boland OP spoke to Jenny Brinkworth about his vocation and his first assignment as chaplain of Blackfriars Priory School – the only school in Australia run by the Dominican friars.
With 103 schools, 6000 staff and 46,000 students under his care, new Catholic Education SA director Neil McGoran has a big job on his hands but he is not fazed, saying he gets plenty of inspiration from his two young daughters.
One of the world’s leading authorities on the modern history of the Catholic Church, Professor Massimo Faggioli was in Adelaide last month and spoke exclusively to The Southern Cross about Pope Francis and his approach to dealing with the changing needs of today’s Church.
After attending a junior seminary in his teenage years, the decision to follow the path to becoming a deacon nearly half a century later seemed like a way of tidying up unfinished business for Arturo Jimenea.