Bushfire crisis

A message from Bishop Brian on the blessing of Ash Wednesday Ashes

A message from Bishop Brian on the blessing of Ash Wednesday Ashes

Lent 2020, Bushfire crisis, Parish life, Bishop Brian Mascord - February 19, 2020
My Sisters and Brothers in Christ In early January, I wrote to the faithful of the diocese at a time when many within our communities...
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Bishop launches CatholicCare Bushfire Appeal

Bishop launches CatholicCare Bushfire Appeal

CatholicCare, Bushfire crisis, Bishop Brian Mascord - February 7, 2020
As part of the diocese’s local inter-agency emergency response, our social services arm, CatholicCare, is on the ground helping people as they deal with the...
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Pilgrimage of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents to visit the diocese

Pilgrimage of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents to visit the diocese

Catholic Mission, Bushfire crisis - January 14, 2020
The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents, St Louis and St Marie-Azelie (Zelie), will be taken through a number of dioceses early...
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Caring for yourself and others affected by bushfire

Caring for yourself and others affected by bushfire

CatholicCare, Bushfire crisis - January 13, 2020
The devastation caused by a bushfire can lead to a range of thoughts, feelings, emotions and behaviours that can be intense and confusing. It is...
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A personal reflection upon visiting Lake Conjola and Ulladulla

A personal reflection upon visiting Lake Conjola and Ulladulla

Bushfire crisis, Debbie Gates - January 12, 2020
Our director of development and community and engagement, Debbie Gates, has spent much of the past week travelling with Bishop Brian Mascord to many of...
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CatholicCare offers free trauma counselling to people impacted by bushfire

CatholicCare offers free trauma counselling to people impacted by bushfire

CatholicCare, Bushfire crisis - January 9, 2020
CatholicCare Wollongong have announced free trauma counselling and Community Connect meetings to support people in bushfire affected areas. Director of CatholicCare, Mr Michael Austin, said:...
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Diocese responds to the bushfire crisis

Diocese responds to the bushfire crisis

Bushfire crisis, Parish life, Bishop Brian Mascord - January 8, 2020
Bishop Brian Mascord travelled to St Mary Star of Sea Parish in Milton this morning to see first-hand the devastation of the recent bushfires. Bishop...
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Bishop Brian’s letter to bushfire affected parishes in the diocese

Bishop Brian’s letter to bushfire affected parishes in the diocese

Bushfire crisis, Parish life, Bishop Brian Mascord - January 3, 2020
My Dear Brothers and Sisters I write these words at a time when many within your communities have lost so much and many grieve the...
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A prayer for the Shoalhaven

A prayer for the Shoalhaven

Bushfire crisis, Parish life - January 3, 2020
We continue to pray for the Shoalhaven region that encompasses the parishes of St Michael's Nowra (including the church communities of Vincentia, Culburra Beach, Bombaderry,...
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