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March Saints

Saint Katharine Drexel 1858-1955 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Katharine Drexel was the second daughter of Francis Anthony Drexel, a well-known banker and philanthropist. Her parents instilled in their daughters the idea that their wealth was simply on loan to them and was to be shared with others. When the family took a trip to the […]


The recent Olympics showed that some of Mary’s women disciples can run like the wind. The 5000m Gold medallist Meseret Defar of Ethiopia carried with her in the final a cloth icon of the Madonna, and after the finish waved it during a tearful prayer of thanksgiving. Her Ethiopian teammate was favoured to win, but […]

Mary, Joseph and the baby are alive at Dadim

 Report from Catholic Mission Australia.  Words by Dan McAloon, pictures by Bruce Dynan/Catholic Mission The famine afflicting millions in the Horn of Africa appears so vast you could wonder what your donations could possibly do to alleviate this terrible situation. The truth is, in this very minute, you are saving lives. The emergency feeding programme […]