The Shetland Islands are north of Scotland and just below the Arctic Circle. They are a group of one hundred islands with only sixteen inhabited. There is a daily ferry for travellers, but also private boats for hire.
Month: June 2021
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The Anzac Spirit has continued to develop since the images long past of young men scaling the steep cliffs of Gallipoli or trudging along the harsh Kokoda Track. Courage, mateship, endurance, and sacrifice were hallmark qualities that emerged from those desperate times. The Anzac spirit lives on in today’s service people, and so do the challenges. Veterans have a higher rate of suicide than the average Australian, and a royal commission has now been established to better understand how we can prevent further tragedy.
The theme of this week’s family prayer is Unity in Marriage. That couples will always strive for unity and work together to grow and maintain closeness. It is a commitment to honesty, openness, and good communication which all serve to help marriages thrive.
If you are interested in more prayers for your family, a wonderful resource can be found in Renee Bartkowski’s ‘Family Prayers for Daily Grace’. Click below to find out more.
Easter was extra special for proud parents Jamie and Ana O’Brien, whose baby Priscila Rose was baptised at St Gerard’s Church Mirrabooka, Perth, by Fr Giosue Marini, during the Vigil Mass. They were joined by 300 parishioners and family and friends. Photos courtesy Dr Marco Ceccarelli and Jamie O’Brien. Also proud as punch were Gabrielle …
Open fire: I love a fire in Winter! If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace, now is the time for warmth and crackle. If you don’t, choose a clear day to build a fire outside, or turn up at your chimney-toting friend’s house with some firewood and a hopeful expression. You can toast marshmallows, …