RSSArchive for April, 2015

Children's Colour Chart - Helping To Understand Feelings

Children’s Colour Chart – Helping To Understand Feelings

  This is a simple colour chart which I made for my children. It is a great visual aid to help them understand their own feelings as well as how you as a parent may be feeling. The main point of this chart is that is allows you to speak calmly to your child without having […]

Be Thankful For Your Crosses

Be Thankful For Your Crosses

  We all have our crosses to bear in this life and some are more obvious than others. But, as much as it is hard to be happy about them, we should be thankful for our crosses because it is from carrying the cross of Christ that we receive many blessings. Below are some of […]

Saint Zita - Saint Of The Week

Saint Zita – Saint Of The Week

Saint Zita Feast: 27 April Patron: Domestic workers  St Zita is a woman many, mothers and household keepers, can associate with. She is the patron of domestic workers.   Saint Zita was born into a Holy Christian family surrounded by family members living out a Christian example of life. Zita’s mother would help Zita be […]

Make Your Own Pot Pourri

Make Your Own Pot Pourri

  This is a tried and true craft that anyone can make. To make your own pot pourri, you will need: Flowers – I used roses but other strong smelling flowers like lavender are great too Scented oils like peppermint (optional) Ceramic dish Paper towel  What to do: Collect flowers and remove from stems. For […]

DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

  These DIY Pot Pourri Hearts are an old fashioned gift with a vintage design that are sure to impress that special mother in your life.  You will need: Homemade pot pourri (tutorial here) 10cm length of hessian or linen Ribbon Lace Buttons Sewing machine or needle and thread Scissors Template below  What to do: […]

Gospel Reflections ~ 4th Sunday Of Easter (2015)

Gospel Reflections ~ 4th Sunday Of Easter (2015)

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  4th Sunday Of Easter Recorded Homily, Sunday 26th April 2015: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW

Make Mother’s Day Memorable

Make Mother’s Day Memorable

  Young Catholic Mums is all about supporting mums. And celebrating Mother’s Day is a great way to make the mums in our own lives feel special and appreciated. But this year we’re inviting you to look outside your usual Mother’s Day plans and join with our mums in your area to celebrate your vocation, […]

To Meet Suffering With JOY!

To Meet Suffering With JOY!

  Yes, this sounds CRAZY! But the thing is, suffering and joy can go hand in hand… The cup of milk tips over and splashes all over the floor! Mess. Frustration. The toddler reaches into the crayons and begins colouring on the couch. More mess.  You have a headache from your poor night’s sleep. Your […]

Saint Anselm - Saint Of The Week

Saint Anselm – Saint Of The Week

Saint Anselm  Feast: April 21 Doctor of the Church  Anselm was handed down the faith from his mother, she taught him great piety. He cherished this as well as his love for learning throughout his life. Anselm was educated at a Benedictine monastery.   Anselm wanted to join the Monastery at the age of fifteen […]

Gospel Reflections ~ 3rd Sunday Of Easter

Gospel Reflections ~ 3rd Sunday Of Easter

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  3rd Sunday Of Easter Recorded Homily, Sunday 19th April 2015: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW