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Who will inspire the next generation?

'Every young person is worth more than all the gold in the world.' This quote from Cardinal Joseph Cardijn, the Belgian priest who founded the Young Catholic Workers movement in 1924, could not be more apt when you look at the front page story of the young South Australians helping to feed the homeless in our city.


A card for keeping

Not long after I started working for the Archdiocese in 2009, I received a letter from a very devout Catholic lady called Therese whose beloved two-year-old grandson Jack had recently died from a brain tumour.

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Thou shalt not worry

Our experience of celebrating Mass can vary, depending on the quality of the music and liturgy, the relevance of the homily and the participation of the congregation. It might also depend on our own mood and state of mind. But there is usually a take-home message and a spiritual nourishment that sustains us as we go about our daily lives in the week ahead.