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Happy Families

No doubt, our great thinkers considered it was all somehow contained in what was said in their ideas about `being’, ‘spirit’, `truth’, `love’, `beauty’, `body

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Wednesday Musing Series

The Redemptorists priests and brothers from the Kew Formation House in Melbourne present the latest Wednesday Musings for the 9th Week of Ordinary Time

Br Vuong CSsR shares his reflection on the Gospel of Mark 12:18-27

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New Ap is launched

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The App brings together ALL Majellan Media content in one convenient place. It is full of ‘new release’ podcasts from our Figuring out Families series, brand new stories and news, and the amazing articles from The Majellan magazine filled with great advice and spiritual nourishment to help families thrive.

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Pope’s June prayer intention dedicated to Marriage

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.

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Celebrating 200 years of Catholic Education in Australia

Catholic schools have grown to become the largest provider of schooling in Australia (outside government) with one in five school age students now attending a Catholic school. In 2021 as we celebrate 200 years of Catholic education, we recognise and appreciate the role of Catholic schools in forming students in their faith, while providing an education that enables them to make a meaningful contribution to the world.

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Israel Palestine

Pope Francis appealed “in the name of God” for calm in the Holy Land, after seven days of fighting that has left scores of people dead and hundreds more wounded.

The deaths of dozens of children among them are particularly “terrible and unacceptable,” the Pope said. “Their death is a sign that people do not want to build the future, but to destroy it.” 

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UNDERSTANDING AMORIS LAETITIA WITH LARRY KAUFMAN CSSR

In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis stresses the importance of evangelising with the family, proposing the ideal of conjugal and family love. This week Larry Kaufman CSsR shares his reflections on Chapter 8a to give people a better understanding of the pope’s important messages about the family in a world where many are struggling.

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Family in the Light of the Word

The second video in a twelve part series has been released by Pope Francis to commemorate the year of the family. Pope Francis says: “How do we imagine God’s love? Is there a concrete reality in the world that helps us see this love with our own eyes? Certainly there is! It is the family! The image of God is reflected in man and in woman, in conjugal love: a living ‘icon’ through which God is made manifest”.

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The Magic of Mothers

Mother’s Day on Sunday will give families the chance to come together and show mothers how much they are loved and appreciated. And sadly, for those who have lost their mums, the day is an opportunity to say a prayer and give thanks for their wonderful mothers. This week’s article from Rebecca DiGirolamo proclaims the magic of mothers.

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Official prayer for 10th World Meeting of Families

Praying is a way to enter the heart of the Amoris Laetitia Year and the preparation for the World Meeting of Families in Rome in June, 2022. Many families and communities around the world will be eagerly awaiting this event, especially considering the tumultuous times we have experienced during the pandemic. Prayer will hopefully assist families as they prepare for this important gathering.

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A spotlight on veteran mental health this Anzac Day

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.

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Walking With Families

Pope Francis says “the Christian proclamation of the Family is good news indeed.” Laity Family life has shared a list of twelve proposals and suggestions for a commitment to family pastoral care in the light of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation.

The list is an invitation for us to consider which measures could feasibly be developed or implemented in our own parishes or archdiocese.

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