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Risen

My husband suggested watching this movie after seeing a review by Bishop Barron which spoke very positively about this movie Risen, and it did not disappoint. If you are looking for a well-made movie that provides a fresh perspective on an old story, then this has was it takes.  The production quality is of a high… Continue reading Risen

From Our Bookshelf · Liturgical year · What we're Watching

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

I could not let today go unmarked without a comment on one of my all-time favourite inspirational people, who happens to be a woman, and happens to be Australia’s first officially canonised saint.  I have heard it said with cynical disdain that the whole process of canonisation is ridiculous and should be dispensed from. I… Continue reading St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Culture · From Our Bookshelf

You are what you repeatedly do… (Part 5: Unique, just like everyone else)

…Therefore excellence is not an act, but a habit.”  Aristotle. Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin The final section of Rubin’s book deals with the social implications of ourselves and how we interact with others in order to foster our most enduring and positive habits. Firstly, clarity in… Continue reading You are what you repeatedly do… (Part 5: Unique, just like everyone else)