A swim a day keeps the doctor at bay

Wednesday 25 February 2015
BLUE skies and clear water greeted Fr Greg Trythall on the morning of Sunday 28 December 2014, when he notched up 1000 consecutive Sunday swims in Australian waters with a 200-metre swim at Williamstown.

The Philippines—where faith comes first

Monday 9 February 2015
A STUDY tour offered by Australian Catholic University’s School of Theology and Philosophy in the term-three break last year provided an excellent opportunity for senior leadership in Australian Catholic schools to experience Catholic education in the Philippines, South-East Asia’s largest Catholic country.

Pope Francis calls for end to slavery as prelude to peace

Monday 9 February 2015
EACH year the Catholic Church marks 1 January as the World Day of Peace, and each year the Pope issues a major statement to help build peace in the world. Pope Francis’ statement for 2015, No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters, focusses on slavery.