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Not What You Expect

Not What You Expect

  Since becoming a mother, people have been offering advice more than ever. In addition to the well-intended advice I receive, I also tend to inform myself by reading widely on parenting issues. Recently I read two different articles, one on guilt­ free parenting and another on refraining from saying “be careful” to your child. […]

Saint Raphael - Saint Of The Week

Saint Raphael – Saint Of The Week

Saint Raphael Feast: 29th September  Patronage: the blind, young people, mental illness, against nightmares, doctors, of happy meetings, of nurses, of physicians and of travelers.  Saint Raphael is one of my all time favourite Saints. I often prayer for his intercession, he has helped me in the past especially with keeping my husband to be […]

Gospel Reflections: 26th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Gospel Reflections: 26th Sunday In Ordinary Time

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~ 26th Sunday In Ordinary Time Recorded Homily, Sunday 28th September 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales.

Broken By Addiction; Blessed By God

Broken By Addiction; Blessed By God

  Broken by addiction; blessed by God is one woman’s journey from a life of addiction, to one of ongoing recovery that could only be accomplished successfully by finding God in her own life. Penny Mary Hauser, MSN, is a most remarkable woman. Her story alone, of recovery from alcoholism to a psychiatric/mental health nurse […]

A Woman Before Her Time

A Woman Before Her Time

  When I received this book for review my initial response was, ‘not another book on Mary MacKillop’, but I found this biography a fresh approach on the life of Mary and the Josephite order. Perhaps the reason I found this book so interesting was that Fr Moodystack deals only with the facts, he uses […]

Nutritious Whole Wheat Pizza

Nutritious Whole Wheat Pizza

    Making your own Pizzas have never been so simple! Try out this recipe for Nutritious Whole Wheat Pizza, made with whole wheat pita bread.

Upcoming Event: NACF National Conference 2015

Upcoming Event: NACF National Conference 2015

  National Association Of Catholic Families National Conference 2015   Click below to enlarge brochure:      

Upcoming Event: Nazareth Family Sunday, Melbourne

Upcoming Event: Nazareth Family Sunday, Melbourne

  St Mary’s Parish, West Melbourne, and the Life, Marriage & Family Office would like to invite you to join us for the next…   Nazareth Family Sunday   Where: St Mary’s, 33 Howard St, West Melbourne – Shrine of the Holy Family. When: Sunday 9th November 2014. Cost: $10.00 per family (pay on the […]

Chocolate Oreo Cheeseballs

Chocolate Oreo Cheeseballs

 Chocolate Oreo Cheeseballs is a rich & decadent dessert made from cream cheese and crushed oreo cookies!

Schooling Your Children

Schooling Your Children

  Deciding on where to send your children to school can be a daunting one. But what does our faith require of us with regards to our children’s education? ‘As those first responsible for the education of their children, parents have the right to choose a school for them which corresponds to their own convictions. […]