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News in Brief

Dr Damian Spruce and Kioa DEclaration leaders presenting Twin Clouds report to new Australian Ambassador for Climate Change, Kristin Tilley. Photo Caritas Australia Climate change ... Read More

Founding MGL Moderator steps down after 36 years

Founding MGL Moderator steps down after 36 years

From Left: Fr Stephen Fletcher and Fr Ken Barker The Missionaries of God's Love (MGL) priests and brothers announced the election of Fr Stephen Fletcher, ... Read More

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News in Brief

College farewells Fr Pale Lumen Christi Catholic College farewelled Fr Pale with a dinner this week. After five years in the Parish, Fr Pale is ... Read More

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Church renews focus on domestic and family violence

Church renews focus on domestic and family violence

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s statement on domestic and family violence will be a focus of an online event next week to mark the International ... Read More

A prayer before each call

A prayer before each call

Caroline O’Shannassy: the Terrigal parishioner and Lifeline volunteer relies on the power of prayer to enable her to help others in their darkest moments. Photo: ... Read More

The first Mass on land in Australia? It’s a mystery

The first Mass on land in Australia? It’s a mystery

An 1842 sketch of the grave of Fr Laurent Receveur OFM Conv, (died 17 February 1788) a French friar, naturalist and astronomer. Image: Mitchell Library, ... Read More

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As UK energy prices soar and winter bites, Catholic parishes offer warm respite

As UK energy prices soar and winter bites, Catholic parishes offer warm respite

An idea that could help improve the lives of hundreds of people this winter came from a conversation ... Read More

Report shows poverty growing globally, reversing recent gains

Report shows poverty growing globally, reversing recent gains

A child affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons pulls a jerrycan of water at ... Read More

Pope Francis calls on religious not to be discouraged by ‘lack of vocations or by ageing’

Pope Francis calls on religious not to be discouraged by ‘lack of vocations or by ageing’

Pope Francis addressing members of the Claretianum Institute of the Theology of the Consecrated Life at the Vatican, ... Read More