Doing Anger Differently addresses the fundamental question of how parents can speak and intervene well in their families, and whilst the focus of the book is adolescent boys, the advice crosses gender and age barriers. It had become evident to the author

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I have never been to confession. But if I had, I'd like to think that what I told my spiritual adviser would never leave the confessional. But in WA, like the rest of Australia, there is no such guarantee. If authorities had reason to believe the

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Compassion Australia is part of an international Christian child development ministry, committed to child advocacy and working in partnership with local churches around the world to foster the spiritual, economic, social, physical and emotional development

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Leeton mourned hero, Ian "Scotty" Ryan, who died saving a seven year old girl, at a packed funeral at St Joseph's Catholic Church in the southern New South Wales town. The Daily Advertiser reports that more than 600 people packed the church to

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Twenty people were injured after Basque separatists set off a bomb yesterday at Spain's Opus Dei run University of Navarra. Catholic News Agency reports around 11.00am a car bomb exploded at a parking lot located between the main building and the

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Some have argued, Crittenden foremost among them, that this is not so much a farewell as a brutal assassination inflicted by ignorant managers. He may have a point. The report balanced the political, economic and the religious in a manner few programs in

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East Timor President Jose Ramos Horta called for a "concordat" or legal agreement to be signed with the Holy See while the Catholic country's final draft penal code bans abortions except in extreme circumstances. Radio Australia reports the

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Adelaide Archdiocese is reported to be eyeing a new real estate development project to match its groundbreaking VS1 tower. Independent Weekly reports the Catholic Church is gearing up for another big property investment to complement its Victoria

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Chairing an English language working group at the Bible Synod, Canberra Archbishop Mark Coleridge says there is a need "to stress the essential evangelising mission of the laity by virtue of their Baptism." Among other points raised by the

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The Holy See has approved three alternatives to "Ita missa est", the priest's final words at Mass, Congregation for Divine Worship and Sacraments head, Cardinal Francis Arinze, has announced. The final message is currently rendered in

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Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi has issued a call to both Catholics and Jews to stop pressuring Pope Benedict over the sainthood prospects of the late Pope Pius XII. Chief Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi issued an unusual statement after

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Poland's Catholic Church has issued a 22 point guide explaining how Catholics who want to leave the Church may do so. If a Catholic in Poland wants to leave the Church, the country's bishops won't be standing in the in the way, Zenit reports. The

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Twelve years ago, three Aussie nuns decided they were needed in the crowded slums of Lima. At an age when most Australian women are counting their super and looking forward to retirement, Sisters of Mercy Tricia McDermott, Joan Doyle and Jacqueline Ford are

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Often what stops us from taking risks and moving out of our comfort zones is fear, and it is useful to ask ourselves where the fear comes from and what do we think we will lose? How many of us these days take the risk to share ourselves, to make ourselves

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Christian Blind Mission Australia is part of an international Christian organisation celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008 and whose primary purpose is to improve the quality of life of persons with disability and to reduce the risk of disability,

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He's best known for roles in popular TV series The Circuit, Wildside, City Homicide, and MDA, but behind the scenes Aaron Pedersen has had a much more important role to play. For many of his 35 years, the award winning actor has been the primary carer of

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A fire that damaged a Bangalore church was part of a radical Hindu attack, Archbishop Bernard Moras said, refuting police claims that it was an accident. After visiting the site of the blaze at St Anthony's Church, Archbishop Moras told UCA News the

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As the national broadcaster, the ABC "should be leading the way in specialist reporting", ACBC President Archbishop Philip Wilson said, adding that other outlets provide enough "celebrity gossip" and "political PR

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Many lectors lack confidence or read too fast, Wollongong Bishop Peter Ingham told the Bible Synod, and should learn to emulate radio announcers and TV presenters. "If the Liturgy of the Word is to be given the chance to arrest the attention of

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An international partnership formed by Church Resources, Jesuit Communications Australia and New Jersey based Paulist Press yesterday launched CathNews USA modelled on its Australian counterpart. The CathNews USA daily service is like its

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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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