Brendan

House of Hope

In the northeast corner of Thailand, away from the sandy beaches, the noisy shopping precincts and the bright night life, there is an orphanage called Sarnelli House. It is what I call a small miracle. For more than 20 years, the workers at Sarnelli House have been providing food, education, health care, security, love and acceptance to children who have been neglected, abandoned and orphaned.

Majellan Family Prayers

Missionaries face a variety of dangers and challenges on the field, such as persecution, injuries, and sickness. This week’s Family Prayer is for those who are ministering in these dark and dangerous areas. We pray that they will be kept safe, and that their words may be seeds in fertile soil to those who are outside of the church.

Under their wing – An inspirational story

Duc has been on a dramatic and faith-filled journey over the past few years.

His story, first revealed in The Magellan in the January 2016 issue, is about the love and faith that connects him as an asylum seeker with his new Australian family.

Duc fled Vietnam after attending a Mass at a private house in a village in 2012 which the police raided. His companion was taken away and has not been heard of since.

Afghan Migrant Families Settling into Life in Australia

The shocking scenes at Kabul airport — reminiscent of the images of the fall of Saigon in 1975 — highlight the desperate situation many Afghans face following the unexpectedly quick Taliban victory.

In the 1970s, the Fraser government responded generously to the plight of the Vietnamese people seeking refuge in Australia, taking 15,000 refugees a year. In contrast, last week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia will take in 3,000 Afghan refugees.

Setting up a video mass group

Many people are missing their old way of life and are frustrated with restrictions and the unpredictability of lockdown. It’s common to feel tired and unmotivated when your usual schedule is disrupted, so it’s important to create a routine that nurtures your mental health. Here are 10 tips to improve your daily life! 

Christmas Cards 2021

During this time of social distancing, the ability to communicate in writing with friends and loved ones is more important than ever. Especially at Christmas.

Because of Covid-19 we may not be able to be with our family and friends for the traditional gatherings and so sending meaningful messages of joy and love is more important than ever.

10 Tips to Manage Lockdown Fatigue

Many people are missing their old way of life and are frustrated with restrictions and the unpredictability of lockdown. It’s common to feel tired and unmotivated when your usual schedule is disrupted, so it’s important to create a routine that nurtures your mental health. Here are 10 tips to improve your daily life! 

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