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The Winter issue of The Majellan is now available. This issue includes stories on the forthcoming World Meeting of Families in Rome, the importance of tackling climate change, prayers of peace for the Ukraine, the Redemptorists’ 140-year milestone and the many acts of kindness that occurred during the recent floods in NSW and Queensland.
The Autumn issue of The Majellan is a special one-off edition with news about our departure from the Melbourne suburb of Brighton after almost 60 years.
There’s also old articles about Mother’ Day and Easter, and of course the ever-popular Jokes.
In the Summer 2022 issue of The Majellan there are stories on families hoping to reconnect at Christmas after COVID lockdowns, Majellan’s move from Brighton after almost 60 years and the life of Saint Anthony who led a monastic existence in the third century. Also, long-time readers have taken a trip down memory lane and sent in their wedding photos. Enjoy!
For Father’s Day there is a story on the love dads provide for their families. The contribution families make to society is highlighted in several articles and a story about the joy of being a grandparent.
We explore two opposing views on how we should deal with drug offenders with mental health issues.
Includes articles on Saint Joseph, fun things for families to do in Winter and how best to deal with interfering family members.
Pope Francis recently announced that from March 19 on St Joseph’s feast day, a Year of the Family will begin. The celebration will conclude with the World Meeting of Families in Rome on June 26, 2022. The introductory article in this issue is on the year of the family. It is written by Bishop Paul Bird who was editor of the Majellan for 13 years.
The Summer issue of The Majellan is out now. There are articles on the importance of Advent, kindness being shown to others during a difficult year, Bishop Paul Bird’s take on Pope Francis’ recent encyclical ‘Fratelli Tutti’ and school students expressing their optimism about future job prospects and the experience of working outside the classroom during the pandemic.
Spring is upon us and with it comes hope that we are moving out from the shadows of the pandemic that has been upon us for some time now.
We hope this issue helps bring you comfort and lifts your spirit out of the darkness of the winter cold.
As the pandemic took hold across the world including Australia, not surprisingly the Winter issue has a focus on COVID-19 and how people coped during lockdown. There are articles about the mental impact on families isolating at home, worshipers not being able to attend weekly Mass and one priest’s experience of 14-day quarantine.
The new-look Autumn edition of The Majellan magazine is out this week. The re-designed magazine, now in its 72nd year, has articles on how families have coped with the severe drought and the devastating bushfires, the impact of climate change and how one family has bravely dealt with their child’s autism.
The birth of Christ is celebrated by Christians around the world each December 25. This issue looks at how families from different cultures celebrate Christmas and what it means to them. There are also stories about people who experience loneliness, stress, sadness, anxiety and depression during the holiday season and the challenges faced by single parents.