20 Dec 2012

BY DAVID TIMBS The brand is everything. Name-recognition, credibility, reliability are all things highly valued by a discriminating public and advertising the brand is all about value creation.   The greatest guarantee of value-adding is good will

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20 Dec 2012

BY TERESA PIROLA There is an extraordinary scene in chapter 32 of the Book of Exodus which strikes a chord deep in our Catholic psyche. At the top of Mt Sinai God and Moses lock horns in verbal combat. It is a crisis point. The Golden Calf revelry is

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20 Dec 2012

BY JOHN RYAN Although the specific focus for the Year Of Grace may be elusive for some, it’s quite clear that all of us can hope that our prayer life will grow through the experience.   The official literature speaks of “prayer to better

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20 Dec 2012

BY MICHAEL MULLINS RealClearReligion is surprised and impressed by Woody Allen’s latest movie To Rome With Love, which has a strong message about “the need to resist those things that would tempt us away from real love”.  Who would

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20 Dec 2012

BY PATRICIA MOWBRAY What an impressive man! Fr Cyril Axelrod is visiting Australia and last week, thanks to the assistance of The Ephpheta Centre, he visited Canberra.  Fr Cyril was born in South Africa. He is a Redemptorist currently living in the

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20 Dec 2012

BY ANN RENNIE We all know those weeks when we’ve had a bit of buffeting. Work oversights, personal misunderstandings, family squabbles. The usual smooth sailing has become a briefly turbulent voyage and extra spiritual ballast is needed. That is

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20 Dec 2012

BY CHRISTINE HOGAN Thanks be to God! Australia has won some individual gold medals at these Olympics, and the media tsunami of whinging and breast-beating which has been going on for days can, at least, be modified.  I suppose a total cessation would

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20 Dec 2012

BY STEFAN GIGACZ There's no doubt that Blessed John Paul II will be forever linked to the theme of the "new evangelisation". But where did he get the idea? In fact, how did the term "evangelisation", which was hardly used in the Catholic world before

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20 Dec 2012

BY MICHAEL MULLINS James Martin SJ blogs on survey findings that the (“progressive”) LCWR women’s religious orders in the US are receiving “almost equal” numbers of vocations as the (“traditional”) CMSWR

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20 Dec 2012

BY DANIEL ANG This year the Australian Church celebrates a “Year of Grace”. It has been an opportunity for the renewal of faith in the ever present possibilities that God’s gifts place before us.  As a community of grace, our

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20 Dec 2012

BY CARMEL PILCHER Gold for Australia! How often did we hear that phrase in the lead-up to the Olympics? And as the young Australian athletes continued to win a string of silver medals, their response was: “I’ve let my country down" and

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