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Pope Benedict - meeting with French Bishops

14 September 2008

"This is the first time since the beginning of my pontificate that I have had the joy of meeting all of you together", said the Pope to the prelates as he opened his remarks to them.

"I express my deep appreciation for this gift of yourselves", he told them, "despite the magnitude of the...

Catechist Sunday

28 August 2008

We give thanks for the generosity of our catechists.

During October most parishes will be celebrating Catechist Sunday. Catechist Sunday gives the Church of Wollongong Diocese an opportunity to thank and encourage our catechists. Many catechists are often involved in...

Cathedral Colloquium

20 August 2008

Sister Eileen Brown sgs from the Diocesan Liturgy Team and Father Ron Peters, Administrator of the Cathedral, attended a colloquium in Darwin which examined the role of the Cathedral in Catholic Culture. Some fifty persons participated in lively discussions. There were liturgists,...

How great is our God!

01 August 2008

Days in the Diocese

Before the week of World Youth Day, Wollongong Diocese welcomed close to 2,000 international pilgrims in a five-day cultural celebration from 9-14 July. WYD pilgrims came from over 20 countries including East Timor, Panama, Scotland, USA, Italy, Germany, England,...

Seeking More Out of Life?

14 July 2008

People of all ages and backgrounds join the Catholic family every year. Why? If you are seeking more, why not consider the invitation offered by Jesus Christ?


Whether you are unsure about God, believe in Jesus Christ, or are looking for...

Something Old – Something New

10 July 2008

Since 1863, Corrimal Catholic Cemetery has been the final resting place for many. Now there are no longer burial places available.

In June 2008, St Columbkille’s, Corrimal took a step towards meeting the future needs of the local Catholic community when Fr Graham Schmitzer...

Catholic Bishops reach out to those who have been away from their faith

15 June 2008

The Catholic Church is to undertake its biggest ever outreach this weekend with a nation-wide newspaper advertising blitz in which the Bishops issue an open invitation for Catholics who may have been away from their faith to reconnect with the Church community.

'The Church is God’s family and, like any family, has its differences,' they say. 'Sometimes people are hurt by other family members. We ask your forgiveness if you have been hurt in some way through the Church.' The...

Policy for the Reception of Holy Communion

25 May 2008

Through receiving Holy Communion properly disposed, we take part more fully in the celebration of the Mass.

Reception of Holy Communion (Solemnity of Corpus Christi)

Introduction
From ancient times the Church has taught that the Mass is the source and summit of the Christian life. As the Church we gather to:
- hear the Word of God in...

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