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Section Archive: Opinion

Cures for the deep eco-blues as we grieve for our Earth

Part of me has been petrified this summer. My annual break turned from azure sky...

Posted on: March 17, 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot unlike Christmas

How far can the sacred, intangible architecture stretch, be refashioned or reframed, before it no...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Justice: the oil greasing the Evangelisation of our youth

“Where are our youth… if not in church, then where?” Clare Vernon reflects on the...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

We need to weep

By weeping and naming their grief, women in the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn have begun...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Mirrors and flags

A great deal is being written about the violence and deaths in Papua and West...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Disappearing lands and displacement: where do these people ‘fit’?

At the heart of these global crises is the fate of the whole of God’s...

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Photo: Liturgy News, Winter 2019

A ritual of lament

“When we hurt physically, we cry out in pain; when we hurt religiously, we cry...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Lay church leadership is realised one slippery rock at a time

Pauline Connelly reflects on the challenges of lay leadership at a time when the church’s...

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Panel of Women

#BalanceforBetter – Women and the Church

International Women’s Day shone a light on the need for a better gender balance across...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

I don't want slaves working for me

With Lent almost upon us, Sarah’s 2015 opinion piece encourages us to consider our relationship...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Real people with gifts, stories and hopes

Walking with people who are seeking protection in Australia has allowed me to meet and...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Mary and the lost art of waiting

In our contemporary, connected world, that delicious down time, that lovely space created by waiting...

Posted on: November 21, 2018