I have been saddened to see a flare up of hostilities in two countries that hold a special place in my heart – Israel and Ethiopia.
We recently celebrated the feast of Pentecost, 50 days after the Easter celebration of the Resurrection.
As South Australia’s Lower House gets set to debate the Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) bill, Jesuit priest and law professor Fr Frank Brennan SJ has expressed his deep concern for vulnerable Australians.
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ. Lent lasts for 40 days. Easter for 50. Why 50 days?
The heartbreaking death of Kobi Shepherdson in a murder-suicide at the Whispering Wall last month has highlighted yet again the shocking prevalence of domestic violence in our community.
Recently 12 young people were commissioned as new altar servers in the Salisbury parish, bringing their total number to 26 servers, mostly from India, Vietnam, Philippines, and African countries.
For decades now, diocesan assemblies have been part of the repertoire of the Archdiocese of Adelaide, yet there’s something strikingly new about the 2021 Diocesan Assembly.
‘A pregnant woman is not the usual image that comes to mind when one thinks of a prophet,’ writes the American theologian Elizabeth Johnson in her book Truly our Sister, yet in the first chapter of Luke’s Gospel we come face to face with two Spirit-filled pregnant prophets doing exactly what prophets do: speaking aloud God’s truth.
Proponents of assisted suicide have seemingly many stories to tell – via a generally pro-euthanasia media – of horrific suffering and ‘bad’ natural deaths.