Musings Dec 2017 Edition 28

By the Reverend Monsignor Harry Entwistle, Ordinary December, 2017 St Ninians & St Chads Parish, Perth St Paul’s Catholic Church, Mt Lawley The past twenty years has seen a significant shift in how our Australian society sees itself. An increasing number of people refuse to ack

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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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Lenten Musings – February 2017

Now that Divine Worship:The Missal has reintroduced the naming of the three weeks before Ash Wednesday as Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima, we have an opportunity to reflect more about how we will observe the season of Lent. On the first day of Lent, the Church asks us to re

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Musings | January 2017

2016 is being widely described as a year of horror, even cursed. More balanced commentators describe it as the year of revolution in which changes in the political and economic landscapes have begun to take place in the Western world. Revolutions usually occur when a section within a