RSSArchive for November, 2014

Book Review: "My Sisters The Saints" ~ Colleen Carroll Campbell

Book Review: “My Sisters The Saints” ~ Colleen Carroll Campbell

My Sister’s the Saints as an enjoyable read. Campbell doesn’t hold anything back. Recounting her faith journey from her college years into her career, marriage and family life she accurately records her experiences. I felt as though I was reading her diary, she managed to capture the passion and emotions she felt in those moments, its […]

6 Fabric Friends For Mums

6 Fabric Friends For Mums

  Disposable items are prolific in our culture. Throw away packaging, plates, cups, cutlery, nappies, gloves, the list goes on. Sometimes something being easily disposable is of benefit from the perspective of health or convenience. But in everyday life, they do create a lot of waste and for staple items; we are continuously buying them. […]

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

  Saint Catherine of Alexandria Feast: 25th November Patronage: Philosophers, preachers and young girls I was intrigued to find out more about St Catherine as she is the patron of young girls, which I feel is very relevant to many of us who have daughters; nieces; goddaughters; granddaughters who could spiritually benefit from St Catherines […]

Travelling With Baby: Accommodation Tips

Travelling With Baby: Accommodation Tips

  Here are a few handy tips for organising accommodation to suit your needs when travelling with baby: 1. Book ahead and let the place know you are bringing baby with you. Usually they will either let you know whether they can provide a cot or if you’ll need to bring you own travel one. […]

Gospel Reflections ~ Christ The King

Gospel Reflections ~ Christ The King

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~ Christ The King Recorded Homily, Sunday 23rd November 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW:

10 Tips For Flying (Successfully) With Baby

10 Tips For Flying (Successfully) With Baby

1. Be calm and tell yourself that it will be a great flight 2. Prepare to let baby have something during takeoff and landing. Some articles online claim that as long as the baby does not have any ear problems, ears should not hurt during takeoff and landing. In my personal experience, Jacob seems a […]

Flying With Baby – What To Pack

Flying With Baby – What To Pack

  it your first time flying with bub? This may be a nerve racking experience for some! Check out these tips to make your trip as smooth as possible. Warm layers – The plane can get pretty cold so I usually dress Jacob in a regular onesie and socks and bring along his pajamas to […]

All-In-One-Chicken

All-In-One-Chicken

  Being a busy mum this is the perfect recipe to throw together and into the oven allowing you to bath the kids or have a much needed rest. Served with a well earned glass of wine

Mother Effect ~ Brisbane

Mother Effect ~ Brisbane

Brisbane ~ Mother Effect Group Where: Lobelia House, St Marks Inala. Cnr Lobelia St and Poinsettia Rd. When: Weekly, Wednesday mornings, 9:30am-11:30am. We use a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd method for 0-6 age (preschool aged) children and we concentrate on mother/child relationship. We do scripture and liturgy presentations to empower the domestic church. There will […]

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary  Feast: 19th November (Traditional); 17th November (New) Patronage: Catholic charities  St Elizabeth, patron of the Third Order of St Francis and patron of Catholic charities as well, was born into a family of great wealth. Elizabeth was one of the daughters of the King of Hungary, yet she chose to lead […]