Musings

Musings April 2018 Edition 30

By the Reverend Monsignor Harry Entwistle, Ordinary April, 2018   In March of this year I posted an article written by Ross Douthat for the New York Times entitled ‘Pope Francis is Beloved. His Papacy might be a Disaster’. One of the comments in response to the post asked “

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Musings Dec 2017 Edition 28

By the Reverend Monsignor Harry Entwistle, Ordinary December, 2017 The past twenty years has seen a significant shift in how our Australian society sees itself. An increasing number of people refuse to acknowledge that there is more to life than the here and now. Belief and faith in

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Musings Jan 2018 Edition 29

By the Reverend Monsignor Harry Entwistle, Ordinary January, 2018 As we begin this New Year the Church in Australia will be considering its response to the findings of the Royal Commission on Institutional Responses to Sexual Abuse, to the SSM vote, the Euthanasia provisions in Victor

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Musings 27 September 2017

By the Reverend Monsignor Harry, Ordinary September, 2017 St Ninians & St Chads Parish, Perth St Paul’s Catholic Church, Mt Lawley Throughout my many years of Christian ministry in the Anglican Church there have been many changes in how the Church is organised and conducted its

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Musings 26 (Eastertide) May 2017

During the recent Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Greg Homeming of Lismore offered a reflection focusing on the challenges the Catholic Church in Australia faces at this time. There is no doubt that the Church is weaker than it was, both in numbers of the faithful and the influence it h

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