Posted by Merv McCormack
on 21 August 2018
One of the joys of working at LMS, is the opportunity to read College Newsletters from around the District. The variety of colour and content is as diverse as the District itself, and the thoughtful contributions of many principals would be heartening to school communities. Sitting in the stadium last Saturday night watching the woeful Wallabies get methodically take apart by the All Blacks, especially by Beauden Barrett, their dynamic five-eight, I recalled that he is a Francis Douglas Me...
on 21 August 2018
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the People of God
"If one member suffers, all suffer together with it" (1 Cor 12:26). These words of Saint Paul forcefully echo in my heart as I acknowledge once more the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse of conscience perpetrated by a significant number of clerics and consecrated persons. Crimes that inflict deep wounds of pain and powerlessness, ...
Posted by Br Bill Firman
on 20 August 2018
Two days ago, I flew from Juba to Yambio by a local airline, South Sudan Supreme Airlines, known locally as 'South Supreme.' With nine others, I perched on the back of a utility at Juba International Airport to be taken out to the plane. Then we waited while the utility did a second trip and the plane was refueled. Good that we shall have enough fuel I thought.
Better than the time Denis and I, enroute to Wau, saw the propeller on one engine stop rotating. A few minutes la...
on 17 August 2018
The Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) has organised a 2018 National Week of Prayer and Action. The week will run from the 20th 31st August, which are the weeks either side of the 104th World Day of Migrant and Refugees.
The aim is to complement Migrant and Refugee week, promoted by ACMRO, and be a practical expression of Pope Francis' message to welcome, protect, promote and integrate migrants and refugees.
A range of resources and activities have been develop...
on 16 August 2018
In this communication we would like to invite you to remember the "Presence of God" and to pray together.
1.Read and meditate, in an atmosphere of prayer, the prayer that you have below. Be open to the Spirit and open your hearts.
2.Use the prayer (translate it into the most appropriate language) in a group or community and invite them to pray it together. Bring a pencil or pen, too...
3.Individually or as a group, write your own stanza to the pra...