My students are often able to analyse particular social teaching documents, but when they are asked to offer critical reflection on a theme or issue in Catholic Social Teaching, they aren’t quite sure which documents to read. In addition to the tips that I offer in this podcast, you can… Read More »How to Find Teachings on Issues
The Feast of the Epiphany occurs on 3 January, just a couple of days after the World Day of Peace. Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace Message for 2016 is titled Overcome Indifference and Win Peace. Reflecting on this Message, and on the Feast of the Epiphany, it seems to… Read More »3 New Year Lessons from the Magi
Listen to the Podcast The third week of Advent begins with Gaudate Sunday. The theme is joy and so we light the rose-colored candle. The birth of the Christ child is joyful news. In the Gospel of Luke the angel’s announcement to the shepherds of the birth of Jesus highlights… Read More »Advent Week 3 The Joy of the Gospel
Listen to the Podcast Read the Text In the second week of Advent we light the second purple candle of the Advent wreath and we pray for peace. Our world, our communities and our families long for peace, but the possibility can seem very remote! Maybe that’s why we began… Read More »Advent Week 2 – Praying for Peace
Sandie Cornish believes that the world is aching for an older, less commercial Mothers’ Day tradition. In this podcast she reflects on the Mothers’ Day for Peace initiated by Julia Ward Howe in 1873. Listen to the podcast on Sound Cloud.
In this reflection for CatholicCare Sydney, Sandie Cornish reflects on slow fashion and solidarity with the poor and the earth.
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