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Spirituality of marriage

Denis Toohey, with a Master of Theological Studies degree, will outline 12 attributes of Trinity which can also be present in the marital relationship during a presentation at Lefevre Catholic Community on Trinity Sunday.

Opinion Opinion

Divorced and Catholic? Don’t believe everything you hear

The consistent teaching of the Church is that each of us can only marry one person. Divorce is a civil law construct which may finalise such matters as property and, if there are children, what arrangements are to be made for their welfare, but divorce does not dissolve the bond that was made when the couple gave their consent to one another at the time of the marriage, a consent which includes ‘till death us do part’, in other words, for a lifetime.

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Getting to the church in time

High school sweethearts Elisa De Angelis and Samuel Murison had been preparing for their marriage for more than a year when their plans were thrown into chaos by the coronavirus crisis.


Embracing vocation of marriage

When Belinda Maric married Andreas Fusco in St Patrick’s Church in May it was a wonderful celebration with friends and family but above all, it was the couple answering their call to the vocation of marriage.