Tanya Hosch, Deputy Campaign Director for the growing movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia’s Constitution, explains why recognition and removing discrimination from our national rule...
May 21, 2013
As Ailsa Piper grapples with sadness, she comes to see that this oft-suppressed emotion can be a gift.
April 16, 2013
In the spot where a front fence would be if we had one, stands a towering ghost gum. This beautiful tree, written in God’s sign language, has been my Lenten...
March 19, 2013
Resilience is needed to enter into Lent, to dive in deeper than the immediate, chocolatey surface and live the 40 days of commitment, writes Alice Priest.
February 19, 2013
Some of our regular writers and readers have nominated a film they particularly enjoyed and would recommend to others.
December 11, 2012
Hildegard of Bingen challenges us to know our task and live it out truthfully in accord with justice, rather than being swayed by popular trends or blind adherence to institutions,...
November 20, 2012
When I look back to the person I was, she is a stranger to me. She was broken in so many ways; physically, financially, emotionally and spiritually, writes Leeza Baric.
October 16, 2012
In times of flux, which can be soil for new growth, Benedict reminds us that the first step is to listen, writes Evan Ellis.
September 18, 2012
In the evening of John XXIII’s life he bequeathed to us a new dawn: a Church of hope and renewal, a youthful Church about to embark creatively on a new...
We should not leave the affairs of the Church to the clergy, nor the affairs of the world to the laity. We need to work together for the common good,...
August 21, 2012
The desire for unity expressed in Vatican II and strongly present in contemporary religious communities reflects a more widespread awakening within the global human community, writes Garth Read.
July 17, 2012
Sydney-based religious educator Alice Priest writes a letter to her Church to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council.
June 19, 2012