You would have to be a bit of a grouch not to enjoy this old fashioned lavishly produced portrait of aviator, Amelia Earheart, during her ten years of limelight and flying feats. Especially if you know how it ends, you can sit back and be absorbed by this

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Father Michael Sinnott --- A "lost command" of Filipino rebels freed kidnapped Irish missionary Father Michael Sinnott early Thursday morning Philippines time. Fr Sinnott said the Moro guerrillas held him captive for almost a

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The ACT legislation granting same sex couples the right to legally binding ceremonies will "almost certainly" be vetoed by the Federal Government, The Canberra Times reported, although this could not be officially confirmed. The newspaper

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Sydney Morning Herald 12/11/09 --- Stakeholders agree school performance data needs to be more transparent but differ on how it should be presented, said a Sydney Morning Herald report. Associate Professor of Education at the

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Italian churches are installing automatic holy water dispensers to help reduce the risk of spreading H1N1, breaking with the tradition of having holy water in open fonts into which people dip their hands. The new machine works like an automatic soap

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Detail of text from the 1962 Roman Missal, commonly known as the Tridentine Mass --- It has been an open secret that powerful forces in the Church's leadership have strongly opposed the reforms set in motion by the Second Vatican Council

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The website of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd of Australia and New Zealand is a site that clearly displays and provides ready access to the ministries and the programs of the Province. The Sisters are well known for their Centre for Justice and Fair

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Pope Benedict XVI is appealing to the Sri Lankan government to hasten the process of allowing displaced civilians to return home from internment camps. In the six months since the end of decades of civil war "that stained Sri Lanka with

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US District Court judge Cameron Currie this week ruled the South Carolina state legislature had shown favoured treatement to one religion in allowing cross adorned car number plates, and ordered to halt its issue. The "I believe" car number

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Online registrations opened Sunday for Pray 2010, a three day program envisioned by Brisbane Archbishop John Bathersby to reinvigorate the prayer life of Catholics. "I have often stressed the importance of worship as being the anchor point of

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Legionaries of Christ founder Father Marcial Maciel Degollado --- Miami Archbishop John Favalora has announced an immediate official ban on members of the Legionaries of Christ from exercising any ministry in the archdiocese. Msgr.

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Bart Cummings --- Emerging from the annual racing fraternity Mass at St Francis' Catholic church in Lonsdale St, Melbourne yesterday, Val Cummings and husband Cups King Bart Cummings said they were praying for another winner on race

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Cardinal George Pell --- The Catholic and Anglican Churches are praising a decision that overturned a finding favouring a gay couple's bid to become foster parents, with Sydney's Cardinal George Pell calling it a "helpful" step

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Father Michael Sinnott --- A ransom of US$2 million is being demanded for the release of Irish Columban Father Michael Sinnott, according to a video released with footage of him. The video reportedly showed the 79 year old priest

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Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn Mark Coleridge said the deal surrounding Calvary Hospital's purchase by the ACT Government has been shrouded in secrecy and a false sense of inevitability, the Canberra Times reports. "I also shared that sense

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This new generation seems ideally positioned to address the lamentable tendency to drive a wedge between the Church's pro-life message and its peace and justice commitments. They can help us find the sane middle between two extremes: What George Weigel

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The moral argument must begin with the humanity of the asylum seekers and their need, with consideration of what demands are reasonably made on Australia. By these standards the Indonesian solution is morally unjustifiable. The circumstances in

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The Italian Chapel is described as a historical novel, but it is easy to imagine it as a film script or a television drama. Each chapter feels like a scene and, were I a movie producer looking for an idea based on a breathtakingly beautiful wind and rain

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Edmund Rice Institute for Social Justice is based in Fremantle, Western Australia and is a ministry of the Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers. Its mission is to build community commitment, capacity and action for social justice. Its website

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A historic free concert will be held at Westminster Cathedral on December 2 featuring UK's first live UK performance of music from 'Alma Mater - Music From the Vatican' the album featuring the voice of Pope Benedict XVI. The concert will officially

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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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