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Rich Chocolate Rum Balls Using Cake Crumbs

Rich Chocolate Rum Balls Using Cake Crumbs

Rich Chocolate Rum Balls Using Cake Crumbs is a lovely chocolatey treat which is so simple to make. You could even use pieces of left over cake!

Keep Bringing Your Young Children to Mass!

Keep Bringing Your Young Children to Mass!

Bringing young child to mass is not easy. Children can be fidgety, bored, and restless. Sometimes they just don’t want to be there. If your children are anything like mine you may have experienced the arguing, toy dropping, tears and children running up and down the pews. So why persist with bringing your young child to […]

5 Ways To Make Love Last

5 Ways To Make Love Last

  February. The month where supermarkets stock up their finest chocolates, florists rejoice and news agencies adorn their shelves with Hallmark’s finest pink and red. With Valentines Day (or what my more cynical friends call ‘Single Awareness Day’) just around the corner most couples will be looking for a way to celebrate. And, generally speaking, […]

Saint Of The Week - Saint Zita

Saint Of The Week – Saint Zita

Saint Zita Feast 27th April Patronage: Maids and Domestic Servants It was the name again which drew me to this saint. Zita. St Zita was born into a very poor family and at the young age of twelve was sent to work as a maid for the Fatinelli family. You would expect her story to […]

Easy Egg, Spinach & Chicken Pie

Easy Egg, Spinach & Chicken Pie

Scrambled eggs mixed with spinach and chicken, all in one pie! So easy, so tasty and will leave you reaching for seconds!

A Mother’s Cheerfulness

A Mother’s Cheerfulness

  Motherhood is beautiful in so many ways, even though being a mother is a tough job. Some days we can be stretched quite physically, mentally and emotionally. I do believe it is the mother who ties the family together. With her love, affectionate touch, her spirit of self-giving and her constant service to cater to […]

Gospel Reflections: Divine Mercy Sunday

Gospel Reflections: Divine Mercy Sunday

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS Recorded Homily, Sunday 27th April 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. “Divine Mercy Sunday”

Autumn Gardening - Getting Started

Autumn Gardening – Getting Started

  You might have noticed that the latest catalogues are presently full of garden tools, seeds, bulbs and the like. This is because autumn is a very busy season in the life of a gardener, no matter their aptitude, that sets up the beauty of a spring garden in bloom. Autumn provides cooler weather in […]

My Husband Gets Teased At Work And It’s All My Fault

My Husband Gets Teased At Work And It’s All My Fault

  My husband and I have been married for six and a half years now and just over a year ago we decided to move off the family farm as my husband was given a career opportunity that excited him intellectually. My husband now manages an agricultural branch in my hometown. He has four employees […]

Saint Francis of Paola

Saint Francis of Paola

Saint Francis of Paola  Feast: 2nd April St Francis of Paola lead a life of prayer, fasting, work and mortification after leaving the convent he had lived in for three years. He retreated to a cave by the sea and was joined by many followers. He lived as a Hermit and formed the Hermits of […]