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Waiting for God

24 Nov 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

In Latin, an advent is an arrival; in the Church year it is a time of waiting. In the early Church it was both.

Celebrating the gift of children

09 Nov 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

This year our celebration of Children’s Day (20 November), as with all such occasions will be coloured by events. Particularly by the coronavirus.

Catholic Teacher blog: Rainbow of capabilities

26 Oct 2020 | Kain Noack

Taking into account the maxim ‘What gets measured is what gets treasured’, it is important for schools to recognise ‘human’ skills as well as academic achievement.

2020 Young Journalist Award: Junior winners

20 Oct 2020 | Editors

Here are the winning print, photography and digital media entries for the Junior Section of the 2020 Young Journalist Award, with thanks to Australian Catholic University.

Bluey’s magical and sacred family home

20 Oct 2020 | Michael McVeigh

Our family rituals and prayers might seem humble compared to Sunday Mass, yet it’s here that my children will first encounter the mysterious and wonderful idea of a loving God.

Fratelli Tutti: seeking the common good

14 Oct 2020

Pope Francis' latest encyclical letter Fratelli Tutti is, as we might have anticipated, a reflection on our times.

2020 Young Journalist Award: Intermediate Winners

12 Oct 2020 | Editors

Bringing you the winning print, photography and digital media entries for the 2020 Young Journalist Award, with thanks to Australian Catholic University. 

Catholic Teacher: Faith formation resources for Term Four 2020

06 Oct 2020 | Michael McVeigh


This term, topics for Catholic Teacher will be a mix of ‘celebration’ stories from Australian Catholics’ Spring 2020 edition and stories and features of pilgrimage from the Summer 2020/21 edition.


Wisdom from isolation

16 Sep 2020 | Brendan Nicholls

As we continue to make sacrifices to reduce the number of Coronavirus infections here in Victoria and await the ‘steady and safe’ steps towards the easing of restrictions there is much to contemplate.

The work of peace

15 Sep 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

The International Day of Peace on 21 September looks at the broadest worldwide canvas but if we want peace then we must begin with negotiation of differences through apologies and reconciliation in personal relationships.











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