Article Directory 2017-10-09T09:28:09+00:00

Article Directory

Bishop Peter Comensoli

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

"Homily: Do You Love Me?" A reflection on the Gospel for the Feast of St John Paul II. Like most priests today, this is the first time I have preached

How do you convince couples to use natural fertility methods?

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

In an analysis of participants in the SmartLoving Engaged Online course, startling results have emerged regarding the couples’ intentions regarding Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs). When asked at the conclusion of the

What does Catholic Psychology Mean?

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Catholic Anthropology (the study of human beings) is built on the principle that human beings are created in the Image and Likeness of God, who is the Creator.  We are loved, and our Creator

Sharing, Service and Sanctity

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Youth & Schools, Dr Andrew Mullins STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE FORMATION... The greatest challenge for parents and teachers is to raise young people to ‘give themselves to others’ using the words of Pope

A Few Good Men

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 2, Session 2, Jonathan Doyle HOW MANY OF OUR CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS... including the attack on marriage, can be traced to back to a crisis in manhood, fatherhood or the role of husbands

The Accidental Counsellor

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop C, Anne-Marie Goes TIPS FOR EVERYDAY CONFIDANTS Have you ever had someone confide in you about their marital difficulties? Research indicates that well before couples seek the assistance of a professional counsellor, they

Pope Francis

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 2, Session 2, Prof Ron and Dr Mavis Pirola WHERE MIGHT HE BE TAKING US? Pope Francis is taking us on a ‘course correction’, by calling us to a lifestyle of radical, merciful

"Marriage in the Marketplace"

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 1, Session 1, David Lejeune A MESSAGE THE WORLD IS HUNGRY FOR... David Lejeune is an international expert in marketing, communications technology and social media. Yet he is convinced that the most powerful

Getting Real in the Digital World

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop C, Paul Ninnes Never before has the digital world brought with it so many risks. This topic is getting more and more difficult for educators to handle. From sexting to bullying, pornography to

Sexual Trauma Insights and Impacts

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Enrichment & Support, James Parker Drawing on years of experience, working with sex addiction and survivors of sexual abuse, James will explore how people can break free from destructive patterns and how

“Meeting the Maker…”

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop A, Peter ShakhovskoyIN EVERY MAN As cofounder of Men Alive, Peter has worked with thousands of Catholic men, helping them to engage with their faith and assume their leadership role in the family and

"The Infertility Solution"

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop B, Dr Luke McLindon PRACTICAL AND ETHICAL SOLUTIONS FOR COUPLES With one in six couples experiencing fertility difficulties, an ethical and effective response for infertility has never been more needed. Join Luke as

Single…Engaged & Finally Married

July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Engaged & Newlywed, Derek & Karen Boylen Transitioning to married life might seem simple but many couples struggle to do this. Bringing their professional expertise and personal experience of working with thousands

A New Marriage Catechumenate

July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Engaged & Newlywed, Dr Brigid McKenna FOR THE NEW EVANGELISATION. Increasingly, people working to prepare couples for marriage (and accompany them during the early years of marriage) need the head and heart

Marriage a Dynamic Faith Journey

July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Enrichment & Support, Lara Kirk As Catholic marriage educators we have more to offer young couples than tips and tools for achieving a fulfilling relationship. We have an opportunity to invite young

Pastoral Care of Regular People in Irregular Situations

July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 2, Session 2, Father Gerry Gleeson Amoris Laetitia has attracted widespread praise and criticism. It is an extensive document with some highly significant theological developments. Fr Gerry will unpack some of the more

"The Feminine Genius"

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop A, Karen Doyle BASED ON KAREN’S GENIUS OF WOMANHOOD... an exciting body of work that explores the profound teaching of St Pope John II on the vocation and dignity of women.

Marriage in the Image of the Trinity

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 2, Session 2, Dr Ray Campbell St John Paul II left us with a brilliant legacy of theological insights into marriage, family and our eternal destiny as the beloved bride of Christ. Ray

“An Honest Mess”

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Enrichment & Support, Peter Holmes BEING HUMBLE ENOUGH TO ASK FOR HELP WITH MY MARRIAGE All marriages go through challenging times. Yet shame and stigma can often prevent us from seeking the

Teaching Children to Love what is True Value

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop B, Dr Andy Mullins A home is a school of love, where your children learn to put others, and ultimately God, first in their lives. What motivates you as a parent should motivate

“Renewing the Parish”

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop B, Prof Ron and Dr Mavis Pirola THROUGH MARRIAGE The family, in all its ‘messiness’ ... is a major force for evangelisation in the Church and society. At the heart of the family

"Bringing Baby Home"

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact Stream, Engaged & Newlywed, Denise Lacey THRIVING THROUGH TRANSITION. The transition to parenthood is often a time when couples may experience many challenges. What happens to couples when their dream of becoming parents

“Maybe I Do”

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Impact 1, Session 1, Hon Kevin Andrews MP TIPS FOR MODERN MARRIAGE... What makes a marriage successful? Author, veteran marriage educator and Member of Parliament, Kevin Andrews, exposes some modern myths about marriage and reveals

Love & Joy

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Workshop C, Anthony and Cathy Hill IN THE LOUNGE ROOM: PARISH-BASED MARRIAGE PREP When couples present to the Church for marriage it represents an evangelisation opportunity. Yet for most parishes, running their own marriage