Pilgrimage to Poland in honour of St John Paul II, May 2016

Few popes in history have been as closely tied to the country of their birth as St John Paul II was to Poland. To honour the pope born Karol Wojtyła and explore his country before the world’s Catholic youth comes to Kraków next year, The Southern Cross will host a pilgrimage to Poland in May […]

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Is Christianity a Colonial Religion?

There is a challenge that faces many young adults in Africa and other countries that were once colonies of European nations: it is the question whether Christianity is a colonial religion or not.

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Shepherding as Internship for Church Leaders

Sheep husbandry — feeding caring and protecting animals is an ancient internship for God’s leaders. CAROL GLATZ demonstrates that it still has invaluable application for the modern Church.

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Mass Readings 26 April – 3 May, 2015

Liturgical Calendar Year B Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday, April 26, 4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4:8-12, Psalms 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28-29, 1 John 3:1-2, John 10:11-18 Monday, April 27 Acts 11:1-18, Psalms 42:2-3; 43:3-4, John 10:1-10 Tuesday, April 28 Acts 11:19-26, Psalms 87:1-7, John 10:22-30 Wednesday, April 29, St Catherine of Siena Acts […]

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Movie Review- Get Hard / The Book Of Life

Get Hard By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – In lieu of a movie ticket for the shoddy prison-themed comedy “Get Hard” (Warner Bros.), potential viewers should treat themselves to a “Get Out of Jail Free” card. Like Mr. Monopoly joyfully springing the coop of his birdcage, they’ll be escaping a 100-minute confinement […]

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“Peace Be With You”

“On the evening of that first day of the week,” according to the Gospel of John, “when the doors were locked, where the disciples were…Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ ”

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Pope: Harmony between Men and Women

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service God’s plan for fruitful, everlasting unions between a man and woman has been lost in a world filled with skepticism, distrust and hostility, Pope Francis said.

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