RSSArchive for October, 2016

Gospel Reflections ~ 31st Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

Gospel Reflections ~ 31st Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  31st Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016) Recorded Homily, Sunday 30th October 2016: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW      

9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

  1) Make Use of That Wet Wipe When you use a wet wipe, wipe down another surface before throwing it out if it isn’t too dirty. For example, if you have wiped your toddler’s hands, fold it in half again and wipe that nasty black spot on the floor before tossing it out. 2) […]

Are you Addicted To Your Phone? QUIZ

Are you Addicted To Your Phone? QUIZ

  Phones are great, they are so convenient! But how do we know when we are getting too addicted?  If you answer ‘Yes’ to three or more of the questions below, it may be time to consider putting aside that little device of yours… Must your phone be in your sight 100% of the time? Do you need […]

We Plan, God Laughs

We Plan, God Laughs

  There is that saying that ‘if you want to make God laugh, tell Him about your plans’. Well, I couldn’t agree more. As humans, we seem to want to be in control of everything. I guess because being in control gives us a sense of power, reassurance that everything will be okay. There are […]

Gospel Reflections ~ 30th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

Gospel Reflections ~ 30th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  30th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016) Recorded Homily, Sunday 23rd October 2016: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW      

Gospel Reflections ~ 29th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

Gospel Reflections ~ 29th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016)

  AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  29th Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016) Recorded Homily, Sunday 16th October 2016: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW      

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

  I have six awesome little kiddies, all under the age of six. A five-year-old boy with mild autism or what I like to call ‘superpowers’, a delightful four-year-old daughter, a very energetic three-year-old boy, mischievous nearly two-year-old twin boys and a precious 6-month old girl. People often ask me, ‘how do you do it?’, […]

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

  I have a huge sweet tooth and have always loved my sweets! Dessert is my favourite part of the meal. So why am I writing this article? Definitely not to put you off sweets or convince you to cut it out of your life in any way, but more to make you aware of […]

Book Review: The Fool Of New York City

Book Review: The Fool Of New York City

  Michael O’Brien, author of the Father Elijah series, returns with a tour de force. The Fool Of New York City is a breathtaking novel of human frailty and redemption. The small cast of characters who slip through the cracks of the busy city they live in, are complex, profound and inspiring. Here, in amongst […]

I Want Them To Be Holy

I Want Them To Be Holy

  How many times have we heard the secular bastion of good parenting encapsulated in the expression: “I just want them to be happy”? And, I guess, there’s nothing inherently wrong in this. I mean, as parents we do love to see our children well and enjoying themselves. And happier children make us feel as […]