When I was in Year 5, my family moved to a new house. My two sisters and I were extremely excited since we had been living in apartments for most of our childhood and it was the first time we would be living in a two-storey house. Like naive children that we were, we decided … Continue reading What the Parable of the Prodigal Son tells us about God's Mercy
Last year I was fortunate enough to take the opportunity to study St John Paul II’s Theology of the Body with Katrina Zeno, who came from Arizona to teach us in the Archdiocese of Sydney and Archdiocese of Broken Bay. At the end of the 4 days of immersing into St John Paul’s work, we … Continue reading We fulfil our purpose for love through both our bodies and souls
Media has over-sensationalised sexuality and has completely divorced it from its life-giving nature and authentic love. These days sex is equated to love; it has become the sole definition of love. If you have no sexual compatibility or attraction, then you are not loveable by this society’s standards. Many of us who have been caught … Continue reading 2020 Theme:Restore True Love
An end of year blog post Each day that passes I always remember the day that God brought my soul back to life: as the Gospel of Mark was being read on a Sunday mass, and Jesus uttered the words Talitha Kumi “little girl, arise!”. Maybe, just like me, you struggle with impurity and sexual … Continue reading Start Anew Each and Every Day!
Photo by Luis Aquino on Pexels.com Sexual sin is a very taboo area in the Catholic Church, or at least that’s what I experienced growing up in a devout Catholic family. The extent of sex education I ever had consisted in just three words: SEX IS BAD. So, you can imagine the level of secrecy … Continue reading The role shame has in prolonging the struggle with sexual sin