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  • Don’t put off gender neutral debate, German bishop urges
    by Catholic News Service on January 25, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer criticised the Synodal Path for postponing a debate on gender-neutral language. To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Don’t put off gender neutral debate, German bishop urges appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Melto D’Moronoyo: Learning wisdom’s lessons
    by Guest Contributor on January 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Some years ago, my father-in-law told me that a book had been written about his mother. His mother had been a simple village woman in Lebanon. She worked helping other women in the village give birth. To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Melto D’Moronoyo: Learning wisdom’s lessons appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Fr John Flader: The hymn of the three young men
    by Fr John Flader on January 25, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Dear Father, I have a friend who suggests reciting the hymn of the three young men for thanksgiving after Mass. I hadn’t heard of it before but am now saying it and I find it helpful. What is the background to this prayer? To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Fr John Flader: The hymn of the three young men appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Pope sets January 26 as day of prayer for peace in Ukraine
    by Catholic News Service on January 24, 2022 at 11:53 pm

    Reading Time: 4 minutesPapal call reflects ‘concern’ amid rising tensions Saying he was worried about Ukraine and how a possible Russian-Ukrainian conflict could spread, Pope Francis proclaimed January 26 as a day of prayer for peace in Ukraine. Responding to a buildup of Russian troops near the Ukrainian-Russian border and the inability of major powers To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Pope sets January 26 as day of prayer for peace in Ukraine appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • St Mary’s ferry retires
    by Staff Writers on January 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    With over 20 years’ service under her helm, the Saint Mary MacKillop SuperCat ferry recently enjoyed a suitable send-off on Sydney Harbour. To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post St Mary’s ferry retires appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Philippa Martyr: Don’t learn faith from the ignorant
    by Philippa Martyr on January 24, 2022 at 10:00 am

    I heard a sad story recently. A lovely young family lost some long-time friends, another married couple and kids, who started to attend a different Mass. Simply going to a different parish church doesn’t usually bust up a friendship like that. All that happened was that the friends began attending the traditional Latin Mass (TLM). To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Philippa Martyr: Don’t learn faith from the ignorant appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Healing hands reflect on the bigger picture
    by Guest Contributor on January 24, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Like any other medical body, the Australian Catholic Medical Association talked about the issues of the day – such as Covid and euthanasia – at its annual gathering in Sydney on 11 December. To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Healing hands reflect on the bigger picture appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Monica Doumit: Walking the Way of the Fruit
    by Monica Doumit on January 23, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Prior to coming to work at the Archdiocese, I worked as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer for about ten years. Of my many wonderful memories of my time in the corporate world ... To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Monica Doumit: Walking the Way of the Fruit appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Peter Rosengren: The failure of faith as bureaucracy
    by Peter Rosengren on January 21, 2022 at 1:00 am

    Reading Time: 3 minutesThe nature of the Church is vital to its relevance to every aspect of life. A mediocre Church attracts no-one, makes disciples of no-one, convinces searching hearts and minds of nothing. A vibrant church speaks with conviction because it is focused entirely on Jesus and the gift of the Spirit in seeking To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Peter Rosengren: The failure of faith as bureaucracy appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Reasons you should bother …
    by Sebastian Condon on January 21, 2022 at 1:00 am

    Cycling into work every day brings with it many unexpected benefits. It is only a very short 8km round-trip, yet it affords me the opportunity to have many an interesting interaction with my fellow road-users. To read the full article, log in to your Catholic Weekly digital edition, or become a subscriber now. The post Reasons you should bother … appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.