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Summer 2011

06 January 2011


Magazine

Chasing something more

07 January 2013 | Michael McVeigh

Chasing something moreIt's remembered as one of the greatest run chases in the history of Australian cricket, but there is a back story to Justin Langer's famous innings that isn't so well known.


Balancing act

07 January 2013 | Sarah Baker

Balancing actBeijing Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ashleigh Brennan talks about keeping the balance between gymnastics, her studies, friends and family.


Riding with hope

07 January 2013 | Virginia Small

Riding with hopeThe challenge of a marathon journey is a small thing compared to a mother's desire to keep her daughter's legacy alive.


A big day for Australia

06 January 2011 | Sarah Baker

8000 Australian pilgrims made their way to the Vatican City in October to witness the canonisation of Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop. One of them shares her story


Best foot forward

07 January 2013 | Fiona Basile

Best foot forwardWhat better way to explore the link between faith and physical activity than a walk in the bush?


Coaching the coaches

07 January 2013 | Ashleigh Green

Coaching the coachesIn June 2010, Dr Paul Callery and a group of students from the Australian Catholic University travelled to East Timor to launch the East Timor Sports Program.


Dream teams

07 January 2013 | Penny Edman

Dream teamsElite sporting stars are becoming role models for Indigenous young people, helping them see the benefits in health and fitness.


Bodies ‘r’ us

07 January 2013 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

Bodies 'r' usOur bodies are the means by which we experience God and the world around us. Sometimes it is through the joy of running in the park, or a physical connection with someone we love. Other times, it happens through the pain of sickness and frailty. To respect and look after our bodies is to treasure God's precious gift to us.


Unguarded moments: The race of our lives

06 January 2011 | Ann Rennie

It doesn't matter whether we are first past the post, it's how we compete that counts.


Editorial

06 January 2011 | Michael McVeigh

In Australia, summer and sport go hand in hand, whether it's cricket on the beach, or touch football in the park. Our beautiful climate and many open spaces are a gift for sports-lovers to savour.


Marathon priest

07 January 2013 | Catherine Marshall

Marathon priestRunning gives Sydney parish priest Fr Edward Dooley SJ a chance to find time with God.


God’s First XI

07 January 2013 | Michael McVeigh

God's First XICricket wasn't played in biblical times, but that doesn't stop us from wondering how biblical figures and early Christians might have performed with the bat and ball. How do you think today's Australian cricket team would match up against this group?


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