Section Archive: Feature
On the road to recognition

On the road to recognition

Tanya Hosch, Deputy Campaign Director for the growing movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Posted on: May 21, 2013

The gift of sadness

The gift of sadness

As Ailsa Piper grapples with sadness, she comes to see that this oft-suppressed emotion can...

Posted on: April 16, 2013

My alleluia gum tree

In the spot where a front fence would be if we had one, stands a...

Posted on: March 19, 2013

Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Resilience is needed to enter into Lent, to dive in deeper than the immediate, chocolatey...

Posted on: February 19, 2013

A few good films for the mind and spirit

Some of our regular writers and readers have nominated a film they particularly enjoyed and...

Posted on: December 11, 2012

Hildegard: a woman for women and men of our times

Hildegard: a woman for women and men of our times

Hildegard of Bingen challenges us to know our task and live it out truthfully in...

Posted on: November 20, 2012

A personal story from abuse to self love

A personal story from abuse to self love

When I look back to the person I was, she is a stranger to me....

Posted on: October 16, 2012

Catholic and Aboriginal ‘listening revolutions’

Catholic and Aboriginal ‘listening revolutions’

In times of flux, which can be soil for new growth, Benedict reminds us that...

Posted on: September 18, 2012

A new daybreak in mission

A new daybreak in mission

In the evening of John XXIII’s life he bequeathed to us a new dawn: a...

Posted on: September 18, 2012

A disquieting dualism

We should not leave the affairs of the Church to the clergy, nor the affairs...

Posted on: August 21, 2012

Vatican II: a view from the outside

Vatican II: a view from the outside

The desire for unity expressed in Vatican II and strongly present in contemporary religious communities...

Posted on: July 17, 2012

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

Sydney-based religious educator Alice Priest writes a letter to her Church to coincide with the...

Posted on: June 19, 2012