The Narrow Gate this week is taken from The Deacon’s Heart blog by Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers. He reflects on the proper disposition of our hearts for lent.
The reality of Christ’s presence in the Eucharist, as Saint Teresa so beautifully reminds us, is at the heart and soul of what it means to be Catholic.
There is a very special reason why I am alive and also why I was named Charbel. About halfway through my mother’s pregnancy, she bled heavily for about a week. Naturally, she became very worried and went to her doctor. The outcome of that visit was that her doctor made it very clear to her that the bleeding was not good for the viability of the pregnancy and that the baby, me, would have less than a 5% chance of surviving.
The annual Parousia Media Fundraising Dinner was held in Sydney last Friday. It was the most successful fundraiser we’ve ever had!
Jeff Cavins' Great Adventure Bible Tour Have you booked your dinner tickets yet? There is still plenty of space! Consider gathering a group of friends and fill up a table of 12 so you can save $240 per table. The Dinner is at the Epping Club, starting at 7pm on Friday...
Without understanding their meaning these covered statues may initially look weird, but the veiled statues alert us of the special time that we are in.
Have you broken any lenten promises you made? Are you finding that even only after two weeks of Lent you are finding it difficult and you want to give up?
We have some exciting news this month to share with you! Cradio, an online radio and podcasting platform, is now part of the Parousia family!
When we better understand the symbolism of Lent, we come to a deeper realization of its meaning: a time for renewal of life and faith.