Photo: St Peter's Square, May 28, 2014. Copyright Giulio Napolitano. Shutterstock Image ID 195361532
In the sacraments of initiation - Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist - we are freed from the power of darkness. We are joined to Christ's death, burial and resurrection.
A commitment in any relationship is a challenging task. But to surrender the self to the demands of married life is a great opportunity for fulfilment and growth for anyone.
Death is shocking. It stirs up a range of emotions. Even when death is not unexpected, it brings grief, pain and sorrow. The celebration of the passing of a person from life to eternal life can be an important source of comfort and strength for those who mourn.
A collection of the Church's essential guides on the role of the Catholic faith. Covered in this section are Questions Catholics Ask; Forgiveness; Pastoral Care on the Road; Living the Faith; and Parenting. (Image: Caritas Australia)
During the past one hundred years, the Church has produced some truly remarkable documents. However, few of these documents are written with a general readership in mind. These links take you to the repositories of the Church's documents.
According to Scripture, 'It is the heart that prays. If our heart is far from God, the words of prayer are in vain.' (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2562). So how can we pray better, and deepen our spirituality? Here are some useful links.