Celebrating Father’s Ordination to the Priesthood

Last week we headed to our Cathedral City to celebrate the Ordination of our dear Deacon to the Priesthood. Watching priest after priest stream into the Cathedral gave me goosebumps, 50 priests in all had come to witness and celebrate with their fellow Brother. The Cathedral was packed, around 200 parishioners from our parish alone […]

“Come As Your Favourite Animated Character”

 Mega Birthday week this week.  Jack Jack and Jelly Bean turned 8 & 10 respectively and Michelangelo 15.  We celebrated the younger two’s birthday with a themed party, “Come as your favourite animated character”.  Jack Jack was Hiccup (How to Train Your Dragon).  His whole outfit was courtesy of op-shop hunting one afternoon, we really […]

A Portrait a Week – January 21st Edition

A portrait of our children, once a week, every week in 2014 1. Bella in her Baptismal Gown 2. Bella with her parents and godparents   3. Our Bella’s Baptism   4. Our new Deacon’s first Baptism, he was so excited and honoured to baptise Bella, we were delighted to have him give her this […]

2014: Word, Goals

Happy New Year!! A New Year, full of new possibilities, new opportunities, new experiences all waiting to unfurl. A New Year always brings with it the thought of fresh starts, a chance to begin again. Yet are we really beginning anew? It’s rather difficult when we aren’t starting with a blank slate, we travel into […]

Homeschool Camp – 13th Year

Last week saw us once again enjoying our annual homeschool camp. Three of our children were blessed to make their Sacraments, what a wonderful day.  We enjoyed many team building activities and daily Mass   and Benediction.  As well as catechetical groups, beach play, walking along the headlands, concert night and many hours of socialising. […]

A Portrait a Week – September 16th Edition

A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013 1. First Holy Communion Day for our Jack Jack 2. Confirmation Day for our Jelly Bean 3. Confirmation Day for our Princess 4. Our three Sacramental children with Dad and Mum   5. All together:) Joining in with Che and Fidel this week.