Domus Australia

18-Dec-2014
Domus Australia

This is the website of Domus Australia, a guest house in central Rome which offers a calm and welcoming refuge from the busy tourist pace of the Eternal City.

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Cambodia

When Cambodia began emerging from the horrors of the Pol Pot regime in 1979, Caritas Australia was among the first on the scene assisting the broken nation back to its feet. This mini-documentary looks at the long road back from Year Zero.

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Sr Helen Prejean

Sr Helen Prejean is an American Sister of St Joseph noted for her public activism in fighting the death penalty in America. In this video, she offers her wisdom on the power of prayer to bring focus and discernment before action.

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Delegation to Middle East

Catholic schools outperform govt, Bishop Hanna's plea, ACU research row, Salesians celebrate, Good Sams go 'back to Coragulac,' New Norcia exhibition at State Library of Western Australia.

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Phil Hughes

Phillip Hughes attended St Patrick's Catholic Primary School in Macksville, starred in the NSW Catholic primary schools cricket team, and was destined for Test glory. Fr Michael Alcock presided at his funeral on Wednesday.

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Largest nativity

World's largest nativity record, Catholics caught up in HK crackdown, Francis reflects on Christianity in Switzerland, Filipino youth to greet Pope, collapse of two-parent families in UK, NZ Catholic army chaplain drought, Irish marriage debate.

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The Last Judgement

The life and genius of Michelangelo is examined through six of his masterworks in this new biography by art historian, Miles Unger.

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Brothers in thought

Catholic and Orthodox have been estranged since 1054, but Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew are showing fresh determination to end the schism. Francis' case for unity is different to those of his predecessors, writes John Allen.

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Pilgrims progress

Fr Patrick McInerney SSC is the Director of the Columban Mission Institute. This year, he joined the pilgrim trails in Rome, Spain, and Jerusalem, providing him with a greater appreciation of the commonalities of the Abrahamic faiths.

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St John the Baptist

Mark 1:1-8 In Sunday’s gospel, St Mark presents John the Baptist. Noting the message of Isaiah, he indicates that his a prophetic vision is being fulfilled.

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Francis Xavier

This week, the Church celebrated the Feast of St Francis Xavier, the great Jesuit missionary. Vatican Radio delved into its archive to produce a special remembrance: Pope Pius XII addressing newly independent India in 1952 on the legacy of Xavier.

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Jamaica dreams

This video takes us to the ghettos of Jamaica and the work of Catholic Mission in helping children grow up to achieve their dreams, in communities where the threat of a violent death is all to real.

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The Duchess

The 18th Duchess of Alba was Spain's richest woman and known for an exuberant lifestyle. But her lineage also passed to her the right to ride a horse into Seville cathedral, and an exemption from having to kneel before the Pope.

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Sir Bob Geldoff

Six saints for Christ the King, St Francis Xavier's body and relics on display in India, man who shot JPII wants meeting with Francis, Vatican honours former Lebanese president, Church and State in Greece, Middle East Christians.

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Bishop Peter Comensoli

Nativity: Cattle are lowing again outside St Mary's, Bishop Comensoli's message to Broken Bay, Bethlehem Community anniversary, Geelong fundraiser, improvements for hearing and vision impaired.

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Cockcrow

Mark 13:33-37 In this Gospel passage, Jesus perhaps challenges his disciples to see that the process of God's judgement will happen in God's time, not ours. 

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Candid assessment

Pope Francis delivered a blunt wake-up call to Europe in his address to the EU Parliament this week. Here is the full text of his message of admonishment, hope and encouragement.

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Totally radical?

This new book by Austen Ivereigh offers an affectionate examination of the making of a Gospel radical, whose electrifying pontificate has stunned the world, writes Kathryn Jean Lopez for the National Review Online.

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Courage under fire

28-Nov-2014
Serge Rosato with a fireman

Serge Rosato, the principal of a Blue Mountains Catholic primary school, was hailed as a hero for leading his pupils and staff to safety in the face of a raging bushfire and honoured by the Pope. Here he is interviewed by Richard Fidler on ABC.

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Striking a balance

As we enter the season of Advent, the Archbishop of Brisbane offers us this pastoral message, reflecting on the profound issues raised by the process of the Family Synod, in light of the pastoral teachings of Pope Francis.

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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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