Friday July 3, 2020 Divorce could be a thing of the past, say marriage experts   A Catholic marriage counsellor and family expert believes divorce could be consigned to the history books for those couples who really want to stay together.  Derek Boylen, the Director of the Centre for Life, Marriage and Family in the Archdiocese of Perth, says, “[Some Researches say] we actually know enough about marriage and family life to end...

Wednesday of Week 13 in Ordinary Time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWMEvLDGZlMA Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Saint Matthew (8:28-34)  When Jesus reached the country of the Gadarenes on the other side of the lake, two demoniacs came towards him out of the tombs – creatures so fierce that no one could pass that way. They stood there shouting, ‘What do you want...

The death of a black man, George Floyd, in the USA has confronted and sickened us all and challenged us to look deeply at our own issues of racism and injustice in the Province and the way we treat First nations peoples. Racism is a concern of which we must all be aware, especially in a culturally diverse society. It...

Today marks the 27th International Day of Families since it was established by the UN 1993. Families are the most important institutions in the world, when the family breaks down the impact is felt across all facets of life. Conversely, a strong family unit gives each individual within, the greatest opportunity to fulfill their potential and become pillars of their...

With Mother's Day coming up on Sunday the 10th of May, the Majellan has dedicated this week to all the amazing mothers in our lives. Over the next few days we will be posting some of our most loved articles about mothers, from past issues of the Majellan magazine. We sincerely hope you enjoy them! A Mother's Day Wish Suvi Mahonen -...

Last week we posted about the RSL's idea to 'Light up the Dawn' - a unique Anzac day service out the front of our homes. In the following days we received some very welcomed responses from our readership. One we'd like to highlight was from Patricia O'Keefe, who wrote to us about a hero of the 2nd world war, her...

This Saturday, on Anzac Day, for the first time in its 93 year history, there will be no dawn service to observe together in person. We can, however, still honour the memory of the brave soldiers and service people that sacrificed their lives for our country. Over 75,000 Anzac families lost an irreplaceable part of their family. Many of these heroes...