Cathblog - Love St Valentine

23 May 2013
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‘St Valentine’s Day!’ grumped someone I know. ‘It’s just a cynical commercial exercise.’ It was a calendar date, he went on, that he never, ever observes. ‘Every day should be Valentine’s Day,’ added

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The link between religion and violence is obvious. The nature of the link is far from obvious; and is, in fact, usually misunderstood. Religion isn’t the cause of violence. Human beings are the cause of violence. Our covetous envy is the cause of

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Recently I attended the stage production of South Pacific, which seemed an appropriate time to reflect on the recent celebration Valentine’s Day. Both occasions raise the profile of human love in all its complex expressions and circumstances, and should

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BY STEFAN GIGACZ Drowned out in a continuing deluge of pope stories this last week was the death of Evelyn Billings, co-developer of the Billings Ovulation Method of natural family planning. As far as I can tell, among Australian papers, only her hometown

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(Image from www.philomena.org) BY BRIAN DOYLE Probably my single favorite memory from teaching Sunday school, at the harried request of my pastor, who lost his usual Sunday School teacher suddenly when she married a Hindu doctor and converted on her

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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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