Music for Life: Australia’s Pro-Life Music Competition

Music for Life: Australia’s Pro-Life Music Competition   Young pro-life people are so positive and energetic, and I love hearing their ideas and being inspired by their enthusiasm. Grace Kiely, from Melbourne’s Thomas More Centre, is a young person who has a real talent for putting ideas into action and getting things done. She has been the driving force behind the Australian pro-life music competition, “Music...

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A Woman’s Story of Freedom from Porn Addiction

My online friend, “Jacquie”, is very inspirational; coming from a background of feminism,  anti-Christian beliefs and pornography, she went through a conversion, and is now something of a digital evangelist. I asked for her testimonial, which is featured here, and which reveals a lot of suffering in her life, but also healing and great hope. Thank you “Jacquie” for sharing your story with us here. My story of...

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The Positive Abortion Narrative

The Positive Abortion Narrative     The Positive Abortion Narrative wasn’t the original title for this post: I wanted to call it :Women Celebrate the Right to Kill. But that’s a little harsh, isn’t it? I’ve read and heard the experiences of too many post-abortive women to believe that they celebrate abortion. Most are devastated. I’ve read about women who immediately regretted their abortion, but...

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20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.   March 25th marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Saint John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae, and I’m honoured to be part of  a project to celebrate the occasion: The Evangelium Vitae Novena. Fr. Vincent E Bertrand Jcl has kindly written this preface to the novena:   Dear friends in LIFE, It is an honor to join you in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the...

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The Living Allegory

  The Living Allegory. My family joined the Helpers of God’s Precious Children for their monthly meeting and we took part in the battle between the serpent and the woman on the streets of Melbourne.   The Supper of the Lamb. The morning started with Mass at the Cathedral said by a Polish Jesuit priest and accompanied by a small but very lovely choir. It was my children’s first time at the Cathedral and my...

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What Being a Young Sydney Catholic Taught Me about Mission

  What Being a Young Sydney Catholic Taught Me about Mission. Today’s guest post is by my friend, Luke Streher. Luke works at Cradio (Catholic Radio) in Sydney and is a lay-member of the Immaculata Order. I asked Luke if he would write about his experience as young Catholic in Sydney, and this was his response.   A man, sitting at a desk before the glow of an iMac, surrounded by the white soundproof walls of a North Sydney...

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