Advent Retreat In Sydney

For those who live in Sydney, the Chaplaincy of Notre Dame University are holding their annual Advent retreat on Monday 4th Dec their their Broadway campus for women of all ages. They have Sister Hilda Scott, OSB from Jamberoo Abbey and Sister Elena Marie Piteo OP, a Dominican Sister and Lecturer at Notre Dame Sydney [...]

Online Advent Retreat 2017

“Be still and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10 Retreats have been a mainstay of the ministry of Anima since the beginning. It was always thought that there was a need to assist women to take some time to break from our schedules and focus on our relationship with Christ. This has never been [...]

Around the Web

We wanted to start a bit of a regular series on this blog of items of interest around the web. Not necessarily only Catholic in nature, but showcasing what is good, or true, or beautiful or all three! We want to profile different blogs, articles from magazines and newspapers, video clips, podcasts to listen to, [...]

Mary’s Example of Femininity

Today’s modern woman is a victim of what we might call the superwomen syndrome. The feminist mantra of gender equality and freedom from patriarchal oppression has failed to secure her happiness. Rather, many women face the daily grind of pushing themselves to excel at juggling a professional career, family life as well as the societal [...]

Mary Glowrey – Part 1 The Story of her Life

For some, Mary Glowrey needs no introduction, but for many, they have never heard of this pioneering woman who  is on the road to becoming Australia's next saint. We will be presenting a three part series on her life based on the talk given at an Anima event in October 2017 by Helenka Pasztetnik. Thank you so [...]

Anima Wine and Cheese Night

On Friday 6th October we relaunched Anima Women's Network with a wine and cheese event at the Mary Glowrey Museum on the grounds of the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. It was so wonderful to be able to touch base again with women who have been our supporters for so long. A beautiful spread was [...]