Mary MacKillop and Advent
During a recent trip to Melbourne, I attended Mass at St Francis’ Church in the city. This is a special church as it is Victoria’s oldest Catholic Church, where Mary MacKillop’s parents were married, and where Mary had the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion. Visiting St Francis’ Church, which was a significant […]
Kaleidoscope: Celebrating Advent
For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good. Psalm 122:9 Traditionally, Advent is thought of as a time of waiting. What happens in that waiting space? Perhaps it is a time of seeing the way patterns of hope, desire and longing disperse, change and reform so that […]
A Josephite Companion reflects on the Josephite Charism and Advent
Josephite Companion, Janette Dobson, shares her insight on the recent Josephite Companions Conference and the ongoing influence it has had on her life, and reflects on the wonderful opportunity Advent gives us.