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Youth Leader: Counting down to 2016 youth expo

youth-expo

SPONSORED BY ST STEPHEN’S CATHEDRAL YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY (YAM) THE St Stephen’s Cathedral’s Youth and Vocations Expo 2016 welcomes youth and young adults to engage with more than 30 Catholic youth ministries, religious congregations and multicultural communities, to share live music, cultural sweets, souvenirs, food, drinks and a free Aussie barbecue. The expo, on Sunday, August 7, sparks youth evangelisation ... Read More »

Youth Leader: Run the good race with all your heart

vocations

SPONSORED BY VOCATION BRISBANE RUNNING Man – it seems another craze takes hold in the world.  I actually think this one is very funny. But consider the running man – my boo vocation.  Where are we running to – on the spot or toward something?   I pray that we continually run toward God with all our heart in answer ... Read More »

Living with dementia: New Southport facility makes residences feel at home

Dementia

SPONSORED BY ST VINCENT’S CARE SERVICES WITH almost one in 10 Australians living with dementia and the number expected to rise as our ageing population grows, St Vincent’s Care Services is working hard to ensure its services cater for this important and growing group. The aged-care and retirement-living provider is due to welcome 40 additional residents to its Southport facility in August, ... Read More »

What it means to have the “right” to my beliefs

Unborn baby

THERE is much talk these days of the individual’s right to – well almost everything. And a lot of that talk is becoming increasingly shrill, as if by being bombastic, rudezzz and offensive makes the assertion of ”my rights” even more certain.   Objectively assessed however, there are no “rights” in play; it is usually an expression of a particular personal ... Read More »

Why your children shouldn’t come before your spouse

Guest writer Peter Pellicaan answers another parenting question, this time on whether parents should come before spouses. Question: Shouldn’t my children come before everything else?  Answer: It’s not uncommon to hear parents speak of their deep and passionate love for their children. I have often heard parents make comments like “I’d die for my kids” or “I’d do anything for my kids” ... Read More »

Confessions of a prejudiced Protestant

Eucharist

I was born and raised a Protestant (Pentecostal variety). I was taught the Bible at church, I read it at home and memorised it at my Christian school. For this I have no regrets. I am thankful for of my scriptural knowledge; it really has been ‘a lamp to my feet and a light to my path’ (Psalm 119:105). What ... Read More »

75 unborn babies “spiritually adopted” in Toowomba

Fr Roque Maguinsay and Nancy Webb

“I LOVE you.”   Doesn’t everyone long to hear these words? To be told they are loved unconditionally? My own experience of love and the desire for everyone to experience this love is what inspired me to spread the culture of life with the 2016 spiritual adoption program in Sacred Heart parish, Toowoomba. Spiritual adoption involves praying for an individual ... Read More »

How to find the right school for your kids

School Sports

QUESTION: How do I choose the right school for my child?   Answer: Finding the right school for your child is a tough challenge and requires some careful consideration. Here are six issues that must be considered and prioritised in order to inform your decision about which school will be most suitable for you and your children.   Budget: Schools ... Read More »

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