St Joseph has been depicted in many ways over the centuries, but when sculptor Mehdi Rasulle created a statue of him for the Perth Archdiocese, he knew he wanted to portray the saint as an ordinary working man and father.
This year, as our Catholic community celebrates the wonderful feast of Christmas with the rest of our society, we do so at the very beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. This special year began on December 8 and will conclude next year on the Solemnity of Christ the King on November 20, 2016.
A music video of a skateboarding Franciscan, who spent 14 years living in Western Australia, received an Emmy at the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on November 7.
There could not have been a better writer taking on the brief biography of ANZAC Catholic Army Chaplain Fr John Fahey than leading Western Australian historian, author and researcher Ruth Marchant-James.