Little family, big job

This is my column recently published in The Catholic Weekly.   In his first official homily as the new Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher certainly painted an inspiring 20-year vision for the Catholic Church in Sydney (which should benefit the whole city). In part, he said that he hoped by the time he retired…

Little ones at Mass

  My column published in last week’s Catholic Weekly. Everyone loves the idea of parents coming to Mass with their young children, but not everyone always enjoys having young children there, including the parents themselves. I’ve been to Masses where I’ve broken out in a sweat from trying to keep the children relatively still and…

40 things to do before I turn 40

I celebrated my 39th birthday last week and now I’m really looking forward to my 40th and the start of a brand new decade. My 20s was about making two big life choices and having my first baby. My 30s was all about having four more babies and having a lot of the assumptions I’d held from my teens and 20s…