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Strong men

This week the world lost another. One of the few remaining. It was to bound to happen, but not like this, not in this way. There are so few strong, humble ones remaining. It’s like the beginning of the end. This week, we attended the funeral of one of the…

The Family Equality

As parents, it can sometimes feel like we haven’t got all the answers, and that we don’t have it all together. I know that 99% of the time I feel this way. Take what happened this evening. Mary Poppins was on television. I guess it started around 8 or 8.30….

Episode #3-At Last!!

After a whole series of roadblocks, obstacles and distractions, we’re back!! Join us on the closing stages of our Easter Family holiday on the Great Ocean Road.In this episode, we cover Easter, new additions to our family, the blessing of large family, moving house and much more! http://catholicfamilies.podbean.com/mf/web/ymi5r6/podcast4-fromthegreatoceanroad.mp3Podcast: Play in…

To be a father is to be a visionary

This is for fathers at all stages.   While it might appear to be directed at new or first time fathers, the principles can be applied and reworked at any stage. In fact, the starting point for this was fathers who are in the thick of it, and realise they…

Episode #2 – Australian Catholic Youth Fesitval

Episode # 2   We look at Advent – halfway through, cover off some of the items from the Vatican survey, share the discipline challenges with our children this week, talk about confession, the Australian Catholic Youth Festival, and heaps more http://catholicfamilies.podbean.com/mf/web/t842us/podcast2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Beauty of the Tasmanian Wilderness

Recently I spent time in Tasmania with the oldest two, Sebastian and Olivia. We stayed in the Huon Valley with some very generous friends. The weekend was spent exploring and admiring the amazing seemingly untouched beauty of the Tasmanian wilderness, playing in the last of the winter snow on Mt…