Sr Helen Anne writes about the way the Mums’ Cottage volunteers are assisting their neighbours during these COVID times and the generosity of people supporting them.
This latest outbreak of the Delta virus and subsequent lockdown of Mums’ Cottage ha…
While Mary’s Assumption is a major feast day in Catholic tradition, it is a special feast day in the Josephite tradition. It was special to our founders, Father Julian Tenison Woods and St Mary MacKillop.
Mary MacKillop was professed on this day, a…
Feast of St Mary MacKillop in the Year of St Joseph
It is not often that 8 August occurs on a Sunday, but this the solemnity of the feast of our first Australian saint and our co-founder St Mary of the Cross MacKillop does occur on Sunday. It is un…
The 3rd September is the foundation day for the Sisters of St Joseph of Lochinvar. On 2nd September 1883, four young Sisters from Perthville, near Bathurst, came to Lochinvar and the next day began their ministry in our diocese. The traditional found…
Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.
Pope Francis, Laudato Si 217
In this current time when Earth, our common home and its…
When care is pressing you down a bit
Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.
These words that appeared on the cover of the Mass booklet, spoke volumes about the character of Sr Ursula Kauter whose Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St Joseph…