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Australian bishops’ pastoral letter for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

Australian bishops’ pastoral letter for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

Australian bishops - July 5, 2019
Theme artwork for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday by Queenie McKenzie. This weekend (7 July 2019) is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. The...
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Bishop Brian and Australian bishops meet Pope Francis, pray at St Peter’s tomb

Bishop Brian and Australian bishops meet Pope Francis, pray at St Peter’s tomb

Bishop Brian Mascord - June 25, 2019
Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to the Australian Catholic bishops and encouraged them to explore new ways of being missionary in Australia at...
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Plenary Council 2020 announces themes for discernment

Plenary Council 2020 announces themes for discernment

Plenary 2020 - June 9, 2019
The Plenary Council 2020 moves into its next phase of preparation today with the announcement of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a...
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When in Rome: Bishop Brian prepares for Ad Limina visit

When in Rome: Bishop Brian prepares for Ad Limina visit

Bishop Brian Mascord - June 6, 2019
Bishop Brian with Pope Francis in 2018 during the annual training program for newly appointed bishops.My Sisters and Brothers in Christ This year will mark...
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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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