Mother and the Washing Machine

It was an autumn day in Melbourne, with unusually warm weather on the day I walked into the laundry room and saw mum bent over the washing machine - almost inside the barrel. She eventually emerged with what appeared to be the entire load of washing in one big large knot. Not what she had … Continue reading Mother and the Washing Machine

Australia: Confession & Canon Law

In Australia, A Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was conducted over 5 years. Apart from highlighting major injustices that have occurred in our institutions it also made a number of recommendations.  One which was -  The ministry of churches (not just the Catholic Church) should not be exempt from reporting information discovered … Continue reading Australia: Confession & Canon Law