Romance and Mystery

One of the things that makes a new romance so exciting and attractive is the element of uncertainty: Is this person really interested in me? Will this person really be the

Romance and Mystery2020-03-15T20:54:04+11:00

The Smarter Way to Love

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love requires a conscious decision and focused investment. Loving the Smart way is easy when you know how. Our romance was a whirlwind of

The Smarter Way to Love2020-01-29T11:30:36+11:00

Celebrating Saint Valentine

Bulletin Advertisment A Message for Married Couples on St Valentine's Day God does not call us to mediocrity. God calls us to be a radical witness; to bring alive

Celebrating Saint Valentine2020-02-11T14:02:17+11:00

Relationship Meltdown in Ikea

“Why do couples fight in Ikea?” friends asked us. They had made a long-planned store visit on the weekend and almost every couple they encountered, including themselves, were stressed, tense and

Relationship Meltdown in Ikea2018-03-20T14:45:45+11:00

Passion and domesticity

One of the greatest challenges couples face in our contemporary age is the presumption of sexual excitement. When the romance wanes, marriages are at risk - but what's a couple to do when

Passion and domesticity2016-07-14T14:21:40+10:00

St Valentine’s Day 2015

This post is reposted from The Australian Catholic Marriage & Family Council In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer

St Valentine’s Day 20152020-01-21T15:06:21+11:00

What my girly novels taught me about love

Selected from Agi Reefman's blog: New Hope Talks When I wrote this post I was eyeball deep in some heavy theology. Seeing as my brain was pretty much fried from all

What my girly novels taught me about love2020-01-21T14:38:22+11:00

Weekly Podcasts

Tune in to local Wollongong radio, Pulse 94.1 to hear Francine & Byron Pirola and many more guest speakers.  The Journey show airs on Sundays 11am-12pm and Wednesdays 10-11pm     Love

Weekly Podcasts2017-04-12T13:45:38+10:00

St Valentine for the Modern Church

For a number of years we have been involved in the St Valentine’s Day initiative of the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council. It’s a simple project: provide an easily reproducible print

St Valentine for the Modern Church2015-01-15T14:57:11+11:00

Gratitude: The Heart-beat of Love

New research validates age-old wisdom: the simple habit of gratitude can transform a jaded marriage into a joyous encounter. By Marilyn Rodrigues A University of North Carolina study released last month

Gratitude: The Heart-beat of Love2020-01-21T13:47:00+11:00