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It is eight years since the last Spy Kids movie, the third in the series. The first two had been enjoyable for family audiences in their way, spoofs of the James Bond kind of thrillers but with enough jokes for kids to keep them interested and entertained.

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Website - ebible

26-Sep-2011

eBible is an online Bible website with many versions available and offering the capacity to highlight passages and make annotations. Several languages are also offered including Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese and Korean as well as several Europeans and even

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This week the ABC's Four Corners program investigated abuse cases at St Ann's Special School in Adelaide. Now the ABC has made available the full interview with Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson. The video is available for download at this link: Video:

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Pope Benedict XVI really is an intellectual; and his speech to the Bundestag last Thursday, when he began his state visit to Germany, is dense with ideas. A lot of them deal with the questions that get kicked around a lot here so I thought I would publish the

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'Newborn's Foot', on Flickr --- Catholic Health Australia chief executive Martin Laverty has delivered a formal apology to unwed mothers affected by the practices in the past - having their babies taken from them and placed up for adoption - in an address

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Screenshot from the report on AdelaideNow --- Street preachers at the Rundle Mall shopping precinct in Adelaide want to negotiate to end a feud with the Adelaide City Council, reports The Advertiser. Caleb Corneloup made the call outside Adelaide

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St Mary of the Cross MacKillop --- A coin from the mid-1800s is among items found by Adelaide's Flinders University archaeological dig team at the site in South Australia where St Mary MacKillop established St Joseph's school, reports the ABC. Associate

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An out-of-court settlement to a six-year dispute between Queensland's St Vincent de Paul Society and Ozcare has been called "a great day for both organisations and the Church", reports The Catholic Leader. Under the terms of the settlement, Ozcare will

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Pope Benedict has removed some responsibilities from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments so that it can focus on the renewal of liturgy, Vatican Radio reports. The pontiff issued an Apostolic Letter motu proprio on

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A Catholic school in Thailand has apologised after students dressed up as Nazis for a sports day parade, saying students had not intended to cause offence, according to an AFP report on the ABC. Photos released by the US-based Simon Wiesenthal Centre appear

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Fr Jose Reynel Restrepo, the 36 year old pastor of the Catholic Church in the town of Marmato in Colombia, was assassinated Sept. 1. He was riding his motorcycle through the countryside on his way home after visiting his family when he was stopped and shot

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The Catholic Writers Guild says it is aiming for a "rebirth of Catholic Arts and Letters". It describes itself as for "Catholic writers loyal to the Magisterium" and looking for a group of like-minded writers determined to assist each other in their

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This action-adventure thriller takes the usual route of an unsuspecting hero being relentlessly pursued by sinister enemies, who have an evil agenda of their own. The theme is given an unusual twist in the movie by the fact that the hero has no idea about

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The idea that we invented God rather than God inventing us is often regarded as a modern one. While it only came to full expression in the last two centuries, its roots actually lie almost three millennia back. Those who are aware of its earlier origins

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Screenshot from The Catholic Herald --- The Vatican has called on diocesan bishops to encourage priests who have left ministry in order to get married to play a more active role in parish life, reports The Catholic Herald. In a copy of a letter seen by

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Screenshot from the Catholic News Agency --- The founder and editorial director of the Catholic news agency Zenit has resigned, citing problems of trust and transparency with Zenit's sponsoring organisation, the Legionaries of Christ, reports The Catholic

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The Australian Human Rights Commission has criticised the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre for being overcrowded, under resourced and dehumanising to asylum seekers, reports The West Australian. In its latest report on the centre, releaed Thursday, the

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Lawyers for victims of sexual abuse say the Catholic Church has used a legal technicality to reduce compensation payouts to their clients, reports the ABC. The Church argues its assets are held in a property trust that cannot be held liable for historical

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India brass prayer lamps, on Flickr --- Indian children across multiple religious backgrounds believe in God but differ in how they perceive God, a recent study has found, reports ucanews.com. Hema Selvakumari, who conducted the research for her M.Phil

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Screenshot from the Telegraph.co.uk --- The lawyer of an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy is hopeful an appeals court will acquit him, reports Kerryman.ie. Mohammad Ali Dadkhah says he believes in a "95% chance" of acquittal for 32-year-old

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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