Homilies tagged with ‘peace’

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Mothers Day; A day to stand up for peace.

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Homily 10th and 11th May 2014 By Terry Fitzpatrick Today is Mother’s Day. We began to celebrate Mother’s Day in Australia in 1924 following the lead of the USA by celebrating on the second Sunday in May. This celebration began in the USA in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother but […]

Afghan Women and Amnesty’s Response

Afghanistan is a landlocked country of rugged mountainous beauty, with bitterly cold winters, and blisteringly hot summers. A land with a rich history of poetry (writing poems is considered the province of every person, not an elite group) and a rich and diverse music tradition due to being situated at the confluence of many trade routes. Some Afghan […]