Catholic Homeschool Camp 2013 – Only Four Places Left


Only Four Places Left. We warmly extend an invitation to all Australian Catholic Home Educating families to join us for our 13th annual Catholic homeschool camp!! When: 9-13th September Where: The Lismore Diocese. Camp Drewe, Lennox Head, NSW Two hours south of Brisbane, nine hours north of Sydney. For more information go to Seven Little Australians and Counting: Catholic Homeschool Camp 2013 – Only Four Places Left. Continue reading Catholic Homeschool Camp 2013 – Only Four Places Left

Young Nuns in the news


What is a Sister? A religious sister is a woman who has been consecrated to God through the Church, responding to His invitation of love through vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Each religious sister belongs to a particular religious community, serving God and the Church and world in a distinct way. A religious sister is truly a bride of Jesus Christ the greatest Lover and a … Continue reading Young Nuns in the news

Why Do Catholics Dress Up for Mass?


Because if we love someone, we should honour him with both our souls and our bodies. Why do we dress up for weddings, funerals, and certain jobs? To honor those whom we love or those whom we serve. In the Scriptures we read: “Worship the Lord in holy attire” 1 Chronicles 16:29, Psalms 29:2, 96:9. And, the Catholic Catechism teaches that our gestures and our … Continue reading Why Do Catholics Dress Up for Mass?

Today is the feast day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop


The 8th of August is the feast day of Australia’s first saint. Prayer to St Mary Ever generous God, You inspired Saint Mary MacKillop To live her life faithful to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and constant in bringing hope and encouragement to those who were disheartened, lonely or needy. With confidence in your generous providence and through the intercession of Saint Mary MacKillop We … Continue reading Today is the feast day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Catholic Heritage Curricula – Summer Enrichment Program


+ June 23, 2012 Catholic Heritage Curricula invites you to try our Summer Enrichment Program! We offer materials that can be used for remedial reading, math, and spelling; or for wholesome summer activities and enrichment to keep skills up and children excited at the wonder of discovery over the long summer break from school. Phonics, reading, spelling, and math workbooks may be used for catch-up … Continue reading Catholic Heritage Curricula – Summer Enrichment Program

40 Days for Life – Melbourne, Victoria


While we are too late to be involved with the 40 days for life this year we wanted to share this with you so we can all get involved now and for the 40 days next year, and to also share this beautiful song “The Call”. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Touch hearts. Save lives. Pray to end abortion. You can help save lives! The 40 days for life … Continue reading 40 Days for Life – Melbourne, Victoria

Catholic Heritage Curricula E-Newsletter


The Dignity of the Child and the “I’m Bored: Entertain Me” Syndrome. The dignity of the human person is rooted in his creation in the image and likeness of God…By his deliberate actions, the human person does, or does not, conform to the good promised by God…[individuals] make their own contribution to their interior growth; they make their whole…lives into means of this growth. —Catechism … Continue reading Catholic Heritage Curricula E-Newsletter

The Immaculate Conception


Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception. It’s important to understand what the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception is and what it is not. Some people think the term refers to Christ’s conception in Mary’s womb without the intervention of a human father; but that is the Virgin Birth. Others think the Immaculate Conception means Mary was conceived “by the power of the Holy Spirit,” … Continue reading The Immaculate Conception