Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 10
There is nothing more moving and uplifting than hearing a massed choir sing an exultant version of Handel’s Hallelujah chorus. Even more exciting is seeing and hearing a group of young Catholic men and women lift their voices in song, using music to praise God.
In the late 18th century Thomas Malthus wrote an essay arguing there were too many people in the world. He was wrong. Malthus predicted worldwide starvation if population was not reduced. That did not happen.
An Audacious Aussie Dream, by Tasmanian journalist Penelope Edman, is a celebration of the first 80 years of the Family Care Sisters, commonly called the Grey Sisters.
One hundred years after accepting its first students, the Melbourne College of Divinity conferred awards on its latest 300 graduates at the University of Melbourne last month.
Maria Cunningham first encountered the Sisters of Charity while training as a nurse at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 09
Six30 Holy Hour at St Patrick’s Cathedral will celebrate its first 10 years on Thursday 10 June.
On Monday 3 May 2010 at the annual commemoration day dinner of the Polish Constitution of 3 May 1791, Tony Macken, a Melbourne lawyer and the president of the Australian Association of the Order of Malta, was awarded the Knights Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.
The recent blessing and opening of the Whitefriars College Chapel in Donvale was a joyous occasion shared by about 400 members of the Carmelites’ local, national and international family.
Thursday 20 May 2010Fr Denis Ward OFM Cap passed away peacefully on 18 May 9:03am, at Mercy Private Hospital.Rosary will be recited at St Anthony’s Shrine, 182 Power Street, Hawthorn, 7:30pm Thursday 20 MayThe funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Anthony’s, 11am Friday 21 MayThe burial will be later in Sydney.Requiescat In Pace
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 08
On 24 April in Sacred Heart Church, Carlton, Aurelio Fragapane and Jossy Kizhakkethalackal were ordained transitional deacons after many years of formation and transformation. Archbishop Denis Hart presided at the ordination Mass and was joined by about 800 people.
Most people know who Mother Teresa was and are familiar with her mission work in the slums of Calcutta. However, many would not be aware that she visited Australia 10 times during her busy life and on each occasion made it a priority to spend time in Melbourne.