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News and Blog

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 07:00

Say What? - With Melanie Edwards

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Say What? is a series of blogs answering questions about discernment and life in the MGL Sisters.

This time, we meet Mel who currently lives in Melbourne!

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From time to time, we all need to be encouraged to turn again to the scriptures - maybe this story is what you need to read today to deepen in  the scriptures in your own journey. 

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 07:00

Lessons from a heart shaped tree

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Here is our latest blog... read more about Mel's reflections on the heart shaped tree she often sees. It's amazing how such simple things can be food for thought!

 

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 07:00

Say What? - with Fiona Shanahan

 

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Just in case you have missed our previous Say What? posts.... Say What is a series of questions about discernment and life in the MGL Sisters - the catch is that all the questions begin with the word WHAT. This time we meet Fiona Shanahan who curretly lives in our Melbourne house.

Friday, 09 November 2018 07:00

Fan the Flame #4 - Wings

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Fan the Flame is a series of reflections from the Missionaries of God's Love Sisters exploring faith and life. This time, Sarah Jane shares some profound wisdom with us. 

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:59

Year of Youth Update #7

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Have you heard the latest news from our Year of Youth mission team? They are currently in Port Pirie. Have a read about their latest adventures!

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 07:00

Trust turned upside down

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What does it mean to trust God? How can we grow in this gift as we walk with him?

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 07:00

Fan the Flame #3 - Unique

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Fan the Flame is a series of reflections from the Missionaries of God's Love Sisters exploring faith and life. Here is our next installment with Fiona!

 

 

 

 

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As MGL Sisters, we also love and value the gift of marriage. Here, Mel reflects on the encouragement she received for her own vocation as she attended five weddings in a few months!

 

 

Friday, 12 October 2018 07:00

Fan the Flame #1 - Redeemable

FAN THE FLAME 160X160Fan the Flame is a series of reflections from the Missionaries of God's Love Sisters exploring faith and life.

In this episode, Kathryn shares about how shame can be overcome, and all things redeemed in God's love.

 

 

Friday, 12 October 2018 07:00

Fan the Flame #2 - Wrestle

FAN THE FLAME 160X160Fan the Flame is a series of reflections from the Missionaries of God's Love Sisters exploring faith and life.

In this episode, Ayanthi talks about wrestling with God, instead of our problems

 

 

Thursday, 11 October 2018 07:00

Year of Youth Update #6

 

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Our Year of Youth Team is now in Port Pirie dioscese (South Australia). Have a read about all their latest adventures here!

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 10:00

Say What? - With Patti Jo Crockett

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This week we bring you another Say What? blog. This time we talk to Patti Jo Crockett, who currently lives in our Sydney house.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 04 October 2018 10:00

Why sisters should swim.....

why sisters should swim 160x160Once, I was swimming at the local pool, meandering up and down the slow lane doing breast-stroke. Now I am definitely no Leisel Jones, and I certainly won’t be breaking world records any time soon (or any time in the future), but as I became aware of other people swimming past me, going much harder and faster, I began to see my journey up and down the slow lane as a parable for my life as an MGL sister. Here’s why (hmmm at this point it would be helpful to know that the three pillars of our MGL Life are Prayer, Sisterhood and Mission)……

 

 

Sunday, 30 September 2018 12:00

An Open Letter to St Therese of Lisieux

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To celebrate her feast day, Mel writes her a letter.... an open one at that since you can all read it too!!!

 

 

 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 07:00

Say What? - With Katherine Stone

Say What 160x160Last month during National Vocations Awareness Week, we began a new series of blogs called Say What? - where we ask sisters a series of questions about discernment and life in the MGL sisters.

Today, we hear from Katherine Stone who currently lives in our Canberra house.

 

 

Friday, 14 September 2018 07:00

My new friend Mary

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If you desire to grow closer to Mary, then this is the blog for you. What does it mean to have her in our lives?

 

 

 

Friday, 07 September 2018 07:00

Year of Youth Update #5

YOY 5 160 X 160Here is the latest news from our Year of Youth team. 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 07:00

Lessons from my four-year-old niece

mel and Beth 160Recently I spent a weekend with my sister and her family. My four-year-old niece was particularly anticipating my arrival. She had prepared my room and bed, complete with her favourite strawberry pillow, and when I arrived at the station, she firmly took my hand and told me, ‘you are coming in my car and you are coming to my house’

 

 

 

Friday, 31 August 2018 13:08

Newsletter August 2018

FIONA AND NEWSLETTERAre you wanting to catch up on our latest news? Our August Newsletter is filled with stories of mission and ministry. We invite you to take and read!

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 00:00

500 Million Mintie Moments

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Attention lolly lovers..... ever wondered what the spiritual significance of minties is....have a read and find out.....

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00

Cauliflower is white..... right??

cauliflower 160x160 It is hard to beat good old white cauli, especially with some hot cheese sauce drizzled over the top but here is what I learned when I discovered that cauliflower comes in colours other than white....... 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, 12 August 2018 00:00

Discernment According to Pope Francis #5

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Saturday, 11 August 2018 08:00

Say What? - With Rachel Fleurant

Say What 160x160We get asked many questions about our life as MGL Sisters - today, Rachel Fleurant tackles a few, and shares about her own experiences of discernment with us!

 

 

 

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