Saint Mary MacKillop

Mary Mackillop will be Canonised onOctober 17, 2010inRome. That is about 178 years after she was born inMelbourne,Australia.  She is the first Australian-born Saint – a Saint for all of us.  In an interesting way, even though she was born ...

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IMMIGRATION

Australiais a multicultural country which is in fact made up of immigrants.  Some have been here longer than others, but all are from someplace else.

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What is Your Gift?

Each and every one of us has a special gift from God.  Our individual gifts are quite unique and specific to each of us.  God, in His goodness, gives each community all the gifts that are need to make the ...

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Difficult but Important

Our Ukrainian community inAustraliais very diverse. There are two main churches, Ukrainian Catholic and Ukrainian Orthodox. There are various Ukrainian “Hromadas” (communities) as well as many Ukrainian organisations.  Some organisations are purely local; some operate on a state level, others ...

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A Word to the Wise

Something very interesting is emerging in the Ukrainian Catholic Church and in many churches around the world.  People are starting to pay special attention to the details about their own funerals and what is to happen to their properties after ...

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Is Your Marriage going well?

It seems that a lot of people study various aspects of marriage.  That is a good thing.  They do reveal a lot of very interesting observations about the health of marriage relationships.  I will share some recent research about signs ...

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