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Pope issues abuse reporting and investigation laws

Pope issues abuse reporting and investigation laws

Professional standards and safeguarding - May 10, 2019
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has welcomed Pope Francis’ new document on the investigation and reporting of abuse within Church settings, which enshrines some measures...
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Bishop Brian’s Easter message 2019

Bishop Brian’s Easter message 2019

Bishop Brian Mascord - April 16, 2019
Christ, the oil of anointing My Sisters and Brothers in Christ As we awoke this week to the devastating images of the Notre Dame Cathedral...
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Mother Hilda installed as the new abbess at Jamberoo Abbey

Mother Hilda installed as the new abbess at Jamberoo Abbey

Religious life - March 25, 2019
On Monday 25 March 2019, on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Bishop Brian Mascord installed Mother Hilda Scott OSB as the third abbess of the...
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Interfaith peace vigil for Christchurch attack

Interfaith peace vigil for Christchurch attack

Interfaith - March 19, 2019
Over 500 people of all faiths, as well as those of no faith, gathered in front of the Uniting “Church on the Mall” in Wollongong...
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Rosemeadow welcomes its new spiritual home

Rosemeadow welcomes its new spiritual home

Parish life - March 8, 2019
A solemn dedication mass was held on Friday 8 March for the new church in the parish Our Lady Help of Christians in Rosemeadow. Principal...
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Remember that you are dust

Remember that you are dust

Lent 2019 - March 6, 2019
There have been full churches throughout the Diocese of Wollongong today as thousands of parishioners have gathered together to receive ashes on their forehead as...
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Catholic Business Connections hosts first luncheon

Catholic Business Connections hosts first luncheon

Community and Development - February 19, 2019
The diocese's new group, Catholic Business Connections, held its inaugural luncheon today at Rydges Hotel in Campbelltown. Nearly 50 members and guests networked, enjoyed a...
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Sr Hilda Scott named the new abbess at Jamberoo

Sr Hilda Scott named the new abbess at Jamberoo

Religious life - February 11, 2019
Photo by Cyron Sobrevinas / ACYF photos. My Sisters and Brothers in Christ After a Spirit-filled process of dialogue and discernment, I am delighted to...
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Sr Rita Fitt receives Australia Day honour

Sr Rita Fitt receives Australia Day honour

Religious life - January 26, 2019
Photo by Daniel Hopper.A big congratulations to Sr Rita Fitt SGS on receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) today for service to...
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