Andrew is the editorial consultant for Australian Catholics.
In this Explorations, we will look at what proclaiming the Gospel means, and at the ways that some young people go about it. That might suggest some ways that we can deepen and bring to life what we have discovered in our own faith journey.
Love and respect can heal gaping wounds and create new possibilities in human lives.
We need to work to ensure that reconciliation is, as the theme for this year's reconciliation says, 'more than a word'.
This year Pentecost Sunday is celebrated in the Catholic Church on the day before the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians. Both feasts recall events that freed Christians from fear.
The trajectory of one cannon ball altered the direction of the Catholic Church, and its effects are still being felt 500 years later.
Given the importance of work to our lives, it’s not surprising there’s a great deal of Catholic thought dedicated to ensuring justice in relationships between employers and workers.
This World Communications Day (16 May), is the time to reflect on the fact it’s what we say, rather than the platform we say it on, that is important.
Care for the environment is, at its heart, a religious duty. It is part of doing God's will to make our world one in which people can flourish.
As we approach Mothers Day, to be held on 9 May this year, we are reminded of the many and varied shapes of relationships that make up women's lives.
Pope Francis has dedicated this year to St Joseph. He did so after he saw how much pressure coronavirus put on many families through anxiety, unemployment and fractured relationships. He emphasises St Joseph’s role as father of his family.
Today (18 March) is National Close the Gap Day. It records the gap between promises and actions, between aspiration and outcome.
It is when we look outwards to others and recognise how much we depend on others and our world that supports us that we are the happiest.