by Ruth Moraes Last year’s lent was most likely the most intense and long lasting lent that any of us have experienced. It was during the Lent 2020 that the seriousness of the coronavirus became clearer leading to closed borders, cessation of Masses and stay at home orders. While in Australia at the moment we … Continue reading Lenten Reflections for 2021
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd Being forced to stay home has created many new opportunities for workers, families and relationships between people, pets and neighbours. Sadly, it has also created an increase in domestic and family violence, when some people under pressure have ended up taking it out on their loved ones. Tracking daily media and … Continue reading Coming through COVID IV: Connecting to Country
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd “Science is the new Religion” has been debated now for centuries, as arguments for reason and rationality challenged notions of belief, faith and god’s mystery. Since the beginning of last century the discovery of Quantum Physics has thrown a lot of that argument into chaos and uncertainty, as the universe shows … Continue reading Coming through COVID III: Acting to Care for our Climate
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