21 March 2021
9 min
Editorial

The 2021 Patrick Oration

‘Where now is the ground on which we need to plant the gospel; and how do we step out towards it?’ These were questions posed by Archbishop Peter A Comensoli on Wednesday night at…
13 March 2021
3 min
Editorial

St Patrick: The Forgotten Contemplative

Christian Bergmann St Patrick’s Day has always been one of my favourites and not for the right reason. My Lenten experience is nothing great at the best of times but St Paddy gives me an…
07 March 2021
2 min
Editorial

Keep Holy the Things of God

The encounter of Jesus cleansing the temple occurs in all four gospels and shows a slightly different side to Jesus from what we are used to seeing. Jesus is fired up; the actions of the…
06 March 2021
2 min
Editorial

Should We Desire Penance?

Hudson Byblow Ascension Press In my experience as a Catholic, it seems that people don’t often bring up the topic of penance. I am not talking about the sacrament of Penance (also known as the…
06 March 2021
2 min
Editorial

The present you want is not the gift you need.

Dr. Tod Worner Word on Fire Some time ago, in the feverish throes of buying a book for a good friend’s birthday, I had an epiphany. Wrapping the book in colored paper and neatly nestling…
06 March 2021
2 min
Editorial

Stations of the Cross a Timeless Devotion

The Stations or Way of the Cross is one of the most traditional and identifiable devotional practices in Catholicism. The devotional prayer can be traced back to early Christian pilgrims who would visit the various…
19 February 2021
1 min
Editorial

Introducing our new Chaplain

Fr Nicholas commenced as UoM Catholic Chaplain at the end of 2020. Prior to this, he was the Parish Priest of Holy Family Parish Mount Waverley and Assistant Vocations Director. He has recently obtained a…