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Gayby Baby: Movie Review

Last edited 13th April 2016

Gayby Baby was not what I was expecting. I expected to see a showcase of families which appeared to be “perfect,” but that was not the case at all. These families all had struggles, pains and worries. In that respect, they were completely normal. But there were other aspects in the lives of the four children in the film which made me think that they might also have some additional struggles because of their particular situations. The film’s website provides a quick description of each of the four children in the film: Gus, Ebony, Matt and Graham.

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A Spiritual Formation Plan for Every Student

Last edited 13th April 2016

To spiritually form our students without resorting to guilt or shame requires a move away from behavior modification. Behavior shouldn’t be the benchmark for faith. A potential liability of behavior modification is that our students are spiritual babies. For example, when our students aren’t sleeping around and we hold up abstinence as Christian value, we give them a false sense of maturity.


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“Behold the Lamb of God” Easter Wallpaper

Last edited 28th March 2016

“Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” John 1:29.


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The Faith to Move Mountains—And to Make Movies About Faith

Last edited 13th March 2016

“At the end of the day,” says Eduardo Verástegui of Metanoia Films, which produced "Bella" and "Little Boy", “if you take faith out of the equation, you collapse.”


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Declaration by the Director of the Holy See Press Office: Protecting Minors

Last edited 7th March 2016

Vatican City, 4 March 2016 –


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God Bless Emotions

Last edited 28th February 2016

I feel way too much, as in way way too much. I laugh for too long and shed tears over small disappointments, and so much of the time I wish that I didn’t. I wish that I could get through my days with that pleasant but indifferent expression I see on so many faces. I wish that I could always be the stronger, more confident, not-so-easily-shaken version of myself that I only get glimpses of.


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Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day: What's in a name?

Last edited 26th January 2016

To many, Australia Day is a day of celebration of the values, freedoms and pastimes of our country. To some, it represents new beginnings and gaining citizenship in a country of relative peace and freedom.


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Catholic Movie Reviews: The Revenant

Last edited 19th January 2016

The 2016 Golden Globe Award for Best Picture was “The Revenant”–from a novel based on a true incident–starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a hunter-trapper who, mauled by a bear, is left to die by his companions.


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Aboriginal People and Politics in 2015 - A Year of Euphoric Highs and Fraught Lows

Last edited 7th January 2016

From the historic first of Ken Wyatt's entry into federal cabinet to the hugely controversial 'lifestyle choices' comment by Tony Abbott, 2015 was a politically charged year for Indigenous Australia.


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On the Demise of the True Love of Friends in an Age of Lost Innocence

Last edited 4th January 2016

One of the casualties of the sexual revolution has been the love that is friendship. The Greek language has several different words for love. The love between friends is phileo, and is different from eros (physical, sensual love), storge (family love), and agape (selfless, sacrificial, unconditional love of God or another).


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