Edition: Summer 2014 Evangelisation And Friendly Faith

Letting your light shine

9 January 2014 TH

The first-ever Australian Catholic Youth Festival proved a roaring success - with an emphasis on the 'roaring'.

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Our friend Pope Francis

9 January 2014 TH

Just what impact has Pope Francis had on people's views of the Church over the last 12 months? We asked some of the young people at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival for their views.

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Louder than words

9 January 2014 TH

Alicia Deak prefers to let her actions do all the talking when it comes to her faith.

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In the Church with Pope Francis

9 January 2014 TH

Everyone knows that Pope Francis is different. When he was elected no one would have expected the new Pope to go back to the guest house with the other Cardinals in a bus or to celebrate Holy Thursday at the Juvenile Gaol, let alone wash the feet of young men and women, Muslim and Christian, with tattoos and without.

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The DIY Catholic

9 January 2014 TH

 Father Bob Maguire says you can't evangelise unless you're out there getting your hands dirty.

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A Hail Mary away from victory

9 January 2014 TH

 Can sport be used to get children excited about religion? A group of teachers in New South Wales decided to find out.

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What we learn from the poor

9 January 2014 TH

Do we mission to the poor, or do they mission to us? In 2012, Lana Turvey left Australia to spend just over a year in Zambia working with Catholic Mission. It was in Zambia she witnessed what evangelisation truly is.

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The recipe for a thriving parish

9 January 2014 TH

With the election of Pope Francis, parish priests have noticed an increase in Mass attendance. After decades of waning attendance numbers, this news is heartening, but keeping parishioners returning week after week based on papal enthusiasm could prove to be difficult. So what's a parish to do? 

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Meredith’s ‘other dimension

9 January 2014 TH

The organisers wouldn't call it 'God', but the Nolan family's influence on the Meredith Music Festival has helped make it something more than just a concert for those who go each year.

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A letter to: A new teacher

9 January 2014 TH

Dear Pat, Congratulations on your first full-time job as a teacher.

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News feature: Crimes against God and the State

9 January 2014 TH

Deputy Chair of the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry Frank McGuire MP says he was inspired in his efforts by the strength and courage of victims and their families to bring those who abused their trust to justice.

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Unguarded moments: How will they know if we really love them?

9 January 2014 TH

Evangelisation isn't just about preaching the Gospel. It's about living it in every interaction.

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