Edition: Christmas 2014 Hope

Recipe: Muffuletta

27 October 2014 TH

Just in time for summer, we’ve got the perfect sandwich recipe that’s big enough to feed the whole family.

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Make sure your school has an AC+ subscription for 2015

27 October 2014 TH

Order your AC+ subscription for 2015 now to ensure you continue to be able to access our archive of stories and classroom resources. 

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2015 Synod: Giving a voice to families

27 October 2014 TH

In preparation for the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family, dioceses across Australia are giving Catholics an opportunity to share their thoughts with the Synod Office. This is a chance for everyday Catholics to express their ideas on how the church can better support marriage and families.

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God's gift to the losers

27 October 2014 TH

What makes hope perhaps God’s greatest gift is that it’s aimed not at winners, but almost exclusively at the losers of the world.

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The cost of saying nothing

27 October 2014 TH

Silence has been one of he main causes of the abuse crisis, says Patricia Feenan. Just reaching out and speaking to survivors and their families can make a world of difference.

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Hey, St Jude

27 October 2014 TH

Australian Catholics takes a deeper look at some popular prayers in the Catholic tradition.

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The Expendables of the Bible

27 October 2014 TH

Just because the world has forgotten us, it doesn’t mean that God has. Who are the Bible’s biggest hopeless cases, and how did they find faith? We asked some of our young writers to go digging.

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A new dawn in Dili

27 October 2014 TH

Nearly 15 years after East Timor achieved its independence, the hope that drove its people throughout the Indonesian occupation continues to drive them in building for the future.

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Finding a way through

27 October 2014 TH

Across Australia, 3 million people are living with anxiety and depression. It’s a difficult road to walk, not just for sufferers, but also their family and friends. Graham has lived with anxiety and depression for more than a decade. He shares his story with Australian Catholics.

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A Christmas wishlist

27 October 2014 TH

Dear Santa, here are some gifts I’d really love to wake up to on Christmas morning.

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The twelve days of Christmas hope challenge

27 October 2014 TH

As Christians, hopefulness is not about walking through the world with rose coloured glasses, but believing that God will be with us no matter what trials we face. However, being a hopeful person is a bit of a workout. Here are 12 exercises that you can practice over 12 days this Christmas season, to keep your hope ‘muscles’ strong.

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The long walk to spiritual freedom

27 October 2014 TH

The darkest period of her life was a starting point for Joanna Thyer’s spiritual journey.

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