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Brisbane Mass closes Plenary Council’s first assembly

Brisbane Mass closes Plenary Council’s first assembly

Plenary Council - October 10, 2021
A Mass celebrated by Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president and Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge has closed the first general assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council...
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Plenary members present final reports of first assembly

Plenary members present final reports of first assembly

Plenary Council - October 9, 2021
An impassioned call for “a prayer for the future of our common home, a Gospel for the home of our future generations” was made during...
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Plenary Council journey one for ‘dusty, patient pilgrims’

Plenary Council journey one for ‘dusty, patient pilgrims’

Plenary Council - October 7, 2021
Maronite Archbishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay OLM has spoken about the significance of the Eastern Catholic Churches and the Latin Rite Church coming together as “pilgrims” for...
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Members unpack big questions facing the Church

Members unpack big questions facing the Church

Plenary Council - October 6, 2021
The 278 members of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia have continued to break open the 16 questions related to how we can create a...
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Archbishop Fisher: ‘Be Powerhouse of Prayer’

Archbishop Fisher: ‘Be Powerhouse of Prayer’

Plenary Council - October 6, 2021
As the first general assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia nears the halfway point, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has preached on the power...
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Pastoral letter | Diocesan Response to the Laudato Si’ Action Platform

Pastoral letter | Diocesan Response to the Laudato Si’ Action Platform

Liturgy, Bishop Brian Mascord - October 5, 2021
To coincide with the feast day of St Francis of Assisi (4 October), Bishop Brian Mascord has released a pastoral letter to the people of...
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Council members begin work of communal discernment

Council members begin work of communal discernment

Plenary Council - October 5, 2021
The first “spiritual conversations” of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia covered a broad range of thoughts and topics from Baptism being the place for...
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The Season of Creation: Wonder and Awe

The Season of Creation: Wonder and Awe

Liturgy, Prayer - October 5, 2021
The Season of Creation has concluded, an annual Christian celebration of prayer and action for our common home, which begins with the arrival of Spring,...
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Pope sends blessings to historic Church event

Pope sends blessings to historic Church event

Plenary Council - October 4, 2021
Pope Francis has sent greetings and blessings from Rome as the program for the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia, the first such event in this...
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