For at least the past 50 years a rising secular culture in which the Church is meant to be a leaven has had the better of efforts to evangelise.
The annual Parousia Media Fundraising Dinner was held in Sydney last Friday. It was the most successful fundraiser we’ve ever had!
Easter brings Hope. When Jesus met the disciples on the road to Emmaus, Cleopas says to the Risen Lord, “we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel.”
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.
It’s hard being Catholic today – chaotic liturgy, unsympathetic family members, clergy scandals, lukewarm laity, and the open culture of death.