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DIY Cushion Cover In 30 Minutes

DIY Cushion Cover In 30 Minutes

  These are quick and easy to make and will add a pop of colour and fresh look to your furniture. You will need: Cushion insert Fabric Sewing machine Pins Scissors Thread Press fasteners (or buttons if you prefer) What to do: Trace around you cushion insert on paper. Cut one piece of fabric this […]

Saint Ignatius of Loyola - Saint Of The Week

Saint Ignatius of Loyola – Saint Of The Week

Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491 to 1556) Feast day: 31st July Patronage: Retreats Saint Ignatius has been named one of the greatest Saints of the Catholic Counter – Reformation. Ignatius was the founder of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits. He inspired so many to follow the will of God. He was named superior general […]

Gospel Reflections: 17th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Gospel Reflections: 17th Sunday In Ordinary Time

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~ 17th Sunday In Ordinary Time Recorded Homily, Sunday 27th July 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales.

Singing Is Praying Twice!

Singing Is Praying Twice!

  Encouraging and teaching children to pray can be a little daunting but one thing small children are really good at picking up are nursery rhymes and here is where mums can be a little creative. Have you ever thought of adapting a few prayers to the tune of a nursery rhyme? Neither had I […]

Selfless Or Selfish

Selfless Or Selfish

  I have a theory about parenthood that I want to share with you. I firmly believe that becoming a parents makes you either predominantly selfless or selfish. Now that doesn’t mean that a selfless parent doesn’t have selfish moments and vice versa, but that for the most part you’re either thinking of others or […]

St Christopher - Saint Of The Week

St Christopher – Saint Of The Week

  St Christopher Patron: Of travellers, invoked against storms and plagues Feast day: July 25th I am sure many of you pray through St Christopher on car journeys, I know he is the one I call on when travelling. Yet, I never knew much about him.. St Christopher was a martyr. He served the king […]

Developing Strength Of Character In Your Children

Developing Strength Of Character In Your Children

  Our children are constantly watching us, imitating our actions and picking up habits. Most days, we try to demonstrate patience and good will and hope our family life runs relatively smoothly. In other moments however, we may take shortcuts in attending to our children’s needs. Simply because we are busy with life and therefore […]

Gospel Reflections: 16th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Gospel Reflections: 16th Sunday In Ordinary Time

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS: 16th Sunday In Ordinary Time Recorded Homily, Sunday 20th July 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales.

Easy Lounge Room Makeover

Easy Lounge Room Makeover

  We were recently given some lounges which was lovely because our children had taken to our previous ones and they weren’t in great knick. The only problem was that aesthetically they didn’t go with the blue carpet in our lounge room. So of course, my thrifty crafty nature loves a challenge so I grabbed […]

Sometimes Hubby Gets It Wrong

Sometimes Hubby Gets It Wrong

  It is a truth universally acknowledged by wives all over the world that husbands often get it wrong. And the truth is, that’s ok. Women and men might be equal but they are complimentary; they have different modes of thinking, doing and interacting. We get into trouble, as wives, when we expect our husbands […]