BY RICHARD WHITE All I really know about grief I learnt from our dog Mate. That's a thinly disguised plagiarising of one of Robert Fulghum’s books, All I Really Need To Know I Learnt In Kindergarten. But, this was brought home to me again on the

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BY GABRIELLE McMULLEN Sometimes the world seems like a very small place indeed!  On Christmas morning last I went to Mass in St Michael's Church in Bernkastel, a little German town in the Middle Moselle Valley.  It is a beautiful old church dating

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BY DONELLA JOHNSTON It is frustrating being a woman in the Catholic Church in 2012. I still find myself wondering from time to time how I manage to still be here. What exactly is it that makes me stay?  Firstly, it’s part of who I am. I was

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BY CARMEL PILCHER Over past generations we in the west have experienced a heightened consciousness regarding the place of women in society. As a teenager I could never have imagined that at the one time in the one place – last year in NSW – the

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CathBlog - Why the Angelus?

20 Dec 2012
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BY BISHOP GREG O'KELLY A good question. Why did an angel come to earth to confront the young woman Mary, not much more than a girl, with the invitation to become nothing less than the Mother of God?  It was the incident that changed the Universe, that

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CathBlog - Secular liturgies

20 Dec 2012

BY MATTHEW JOHN PAUL TAN A de-Christianised cultural scene has not eliminated the need for liturgy. The philosopher James KA Smith once remarked in Desiring the Kingdom that we are fundamentally liturgical animals, and this means that the centrality of the

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BY CHRISTINE HOGAN In common with many organisations, here at Church Resources we have a bi-annual process called the PDR, The Performance and Development Review. It has a scale from 1 to 5 – one being the lowest meaning fail on all possible fronts,

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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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