BY JUDITH LYNCH I’ve got a soft spot for cafeterias. When I was in primary school the highlight of my school holidays was a tram trip into town followed by lunch at Coles cafeteria.  The cafeteria was large and noisy, tables were scarce and one

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BY TERESA PIROLA I was born the year the Second Vatican Council opened. I guess that makes me “a child of Vatican II”. Or perhaps a kind of “sibling” of Vatican II.  The Council and I grew up together. And we are both fifty

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BY STEFAN GIGACZ “Vatican II canonised Cardijn,” I remember late Melbourne Archbishop Frank Little saying as he regaled us with his story of meeting the YCW founder while studying in Rome. What's more there was a whole generation of Australian

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BY DONELLA JOHNSTON Tuesday’s Feast of the Annunciation reminded me that the Annunciation used to annoy me when I was younger.  Specifically, Mary annoyed me.  It sounds probably a bit sacrilegious to say that about a Catholic feast day,

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BY CHRISTINE HOGAN The world of communications has changed since Johannes Guttenberg had a very bright thought around the middle of the 15th century. Why not speed up book production? A goldsmith, Guttenberg devised a variation on existing screw presses

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BY ERWIN CABUCOS The gradual beaming of the early morning sun was casting on my face as I stood on top of Mt Tibrogargan at the Sunshine Coast’s Glasshouse Mountains.  I was breathing hard from my unfit health status and the relative steepness of

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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

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