A Woman’s Story of Freedom from Porn Addiction
Apr11

A Woman’s Story of Freedom from Porn Addiction

My online friend, “Jacquie”, is very inspirational; coming from a background of feminism,  anti-Christian beliefs and pornography, she went through a conversion, and is now something of a digital evangelist. I asked for her testimonial, which is featured here, and which reveals a lot of suffering in her life, but also healing and great hope. Thank you “Jacquie” for sharing your story with us here. My story of...

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The Secret Heart of an Adorer
Apr06

The Secret Heart of an Adorer

    This guest post is by my friend, Jess Leach, who lives in Hobart, Tasmania. Jess is one of the lovely people who have deepened my appreciation for Eucharistic Adoration. For this, and for her loyal friendship, I am indebted to her. The Secret Heart of an Adorer Near the end of her life, Annie S. Hawks recalled how she had written the words to the 1872 hymn, “I Need Thee Every Hour.” “I remember the...

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The Living Allegory
Mar02

The Living Allegory

  The Living Allegory. My family joined the Helpers of God’s Precious Children for their monthly meeting and we took part in the battle between the serpent and the woman on the streets of Melbourne.   The Supper of the Lamb. The morning started with Mass at the Cathedral said by a Polish Jesuit priest and accompanied by a small but very lovely choir. It was my children’s first time at the Cathedral and my...

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What Being a Young Sydney Catholic Taught Me about Mission
Feb13

What Being a Young Sydney Catholic Taught Me about Mission

  What Being a Young Sydney Catholic Taught Me about Mission. Today’s guest post is by my friend, Luke Streher. Luke works at Cradio (Catholic Radio) in Sydney and is a lay-member of the Immaculata Order. I asked Luke if he would write about his experience as young Catholic in Sydney, and this was his response.   A man, sitting at a desk before the glow of an iMac, surrounded by the white soundproof walls of a North Sydney...

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“Even Christians Advised Me to Abort”
Jan16

“Even Christians Advised Me to Abort”

    This is the inspiring story by Tasmanian Jane Evans about the many blessings she has reaped for honouring God’s commandments, and choosing life when advised to abort her unborn son.   God never wants us to destroy His creation. As Scripture tells us, we were moulded by Him and He knew us in the womb, and He knows our destiny. From the day I was immersed in the waters of Bream Creek (East Coast of Tasmania) for...

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Humanae Vitae and NFP: my testimony
May09

Humanae Vitae and NFP: my testimony

Humanae Vitae and NFP: This article first appeared on Catholic Insight and is reproduced with permission of the author. In a recent interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis was reported to express praise for Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth in keeping with natural and Divine law. Pope Francis reportedly said that Pope Paul VI was “prophetic” and and that “had the courage to place himself...

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