At the conclusion of the first Gulf War, the United States held a parade in Washington DC to proclaim its victory. This included a huge military display of tanks, armoured cars and aeroplanes in the city centre so visitors could see the weapons they had used to win the war.
The exciting news of the proposed meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is an opportunity for us to accompany the preparation for that meeting with our prayers.
St Patrick’s Day is always an important date on the Catholic calendar but this year it has much broader significance because it is the day South Australians will go to the polls to elect our State Government.
How often do you hear someone say ‘I can’t believe it’s Christmas already’, coupled with varying degrees of dread about the shopping frenzy about to take place.