A welcoming parish and school community has made the transition from refugee to Australian citizen so much easier for Parisa Mohammadi and her family.
For Czech-born sculptor Voitre Marek, creating artworks and items that fill so many local Catholic churches and schools today was how he could best serve God. Now, 22 years after his death, the Art Gallery of South Australia is preparing to honour his talent with an exhibition.
Newly ordained priest Fr Tony Simbel CP says you can in part blame the Papua New Guinea postal service for his call to vocation.
Most Wednesday mornings will see Gerry McCarthy and Pat Patience out and about in their neighbourhood, visiting men, women, families – young and old – who need a ‘hand up’ to get back on their feet.
A love of God, the law and Asia have been hallmarks of the life of Fr Roderick O’Brien, who celebrated his 40th priestly anniversary last year.
Former Jesuit and Catholic school teacher John Kelly has used his retirement to pursue a life-long interest in poetry and will this month launch his latest collection A Schoolbag Full.
Not many Catholics receive two papal blessings in their lifetime but there is no doubt that Esther Jordan has been a blessing to the Australian Church since leaving her family behind in Ireland as a 16-year-old girl to join the Presentation Sisters in Geraldton, WA.
Sister Cecilia Nguyen’s own faith was nurtured under the dark cloud of Communism and has survived war, displacement and resettlement in a foreign land. But when the gentle 72-year-old Dominican Sister speaks of her 50 years as a vowed Religious, it is her role in passing on the faith to Vietnamese children and young people that is uppermost in her mind.
Saint Ignatius’ College old scholar Fr Stephen Howe, a priest with the Legionaries of Christ, has been serving on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York over the past 12 months. This is an edited version of an article on his ministry published by Regnum Christi.
Sitting in the Buenos Aires airport about to fly to Moscow in 2018, soccer star Marcos Flores was a broken man. He had just received the call no child wants – his beloved father Hugo had died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 62.
Sr Mary Howard sgs - Born: November 7 1938 | Died: March 1 2021