Faith and Families

Resources  to pray, build faith, grow and strengthen family life

Prayers & Reflections

A spiritual jingle

Have you ever memorised a song, a hymn, a saying, or motto? Advertising companies are paid huge dollars for jingles that stick in the minds...

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Faith On Line

Three-minute reflections. Written by  Redemptorist priests New reflection each Wednesday Almost 30 years ago Majellan introduced Catholic Faithline which included two monthly messages that were written

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Family Guides

Family Guides

Majellan Family Guides Practical help for families No matter how loving and caring, all families experience issues. For more than 70 years The Majellan has assisted families with their struggles and, where possible, offered appropriate advice. On this page you will find articles and links about issues that affect families....

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Podcasts with great family advice

Your Prayers

Saint Gerard Prays with us Ask him to support your petition by his prayers. St Gerard Majella, a Redemptorist brother, has long been known as a helper of families, especially expectant mothers, new...

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For over 70 years the Majellan has focused on family matters and provided families with advice, news and spiritual nourishment to help make families the best they can be. You can subscribe for yourself or give a gift subscription to a family member or friend to help them in their relationships and family life.…


Latest Articles

Saint Gerard Majella – 3

The third instalment in our series. St Gerard Majella is the patron of Majellan Media. We derive our name from him.  For each one of us his life is a sharp reminder that we all possess great talents and nobody is useless.

He was once labelled as ‘useless’ and was always in poor health. However, St Gerard had two great talents: He had tremendous love for God which he expressed in long hours of prayer and he had an enormously generous heart.

In his six short years as a Redemptorist Brother these gifts flourished amazingly to bring miracles of peace and healing to many.  We encourage you to read his life story in this 4 part series.

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Cooking lamb shanks is easy!

Being a tough cut of meat that needs slow cooking to make it fall-off-the-bone tender, lamb shanks are actually very forgiving so it’s a real easy cut to cook with.

You literally cannot overcook lamb shanks. Cook for an hour too long and the meat is still succulent and juicy. The worst that will happen is that the meat falls off the bone when you go to serve.

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For the kids

As it’s school holiday time, this week’s newsletter includes a page of activities for some of the younger members of your family. Hope they enjoy!

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