Cathblog - Nuns or sisters?

06 Apr 2010
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I joined the Sisters of St Joseph in the sixties, along with forty nine others in my year.  And yes, I wore the ‘old’ full habit for a short period – and loved wearing it!  Some years later when our uniform had changed to a

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In late May 1453 the great city of Constantinople was taken by the Ottoman Turks. This marked the end of the great Christian Byzantine Empire founded by Constantine over a thousand years before. During this time the New Byzantium flourished as a political

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What a bonanza – an election campaign for a first-time blogger!   I have the impression that many of my fellow citizens view the election process with some distrust and indifference. People suffering poverty and injustice cannot be blamed for

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When I was a child growing up in Brisbane, I thought Adelaide was the epitome of style and glamour. That was thanks to the fact that my aunt and uncle lived there, in a low-slung bungalow with an unusual amenity for those times – a double garage. And

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