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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)

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...

Pope Benedict on St Benedict

09 April 2008

Saint Benedict of Norcia

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Today, I would like to speak about Benedict, the Founder of Western Monasticism and also the Patron of my Pontificate. I begin with words that St Gregory the Great wrote...

New Journey launched

12 March 2008

A new journey for Diocesan News began today with the launch of the new look, full-colour Diocese of Wollongong magazine 'Journey'

Journey is our new title for Diocesan News containing news and information from around the Diocese of Wollongong which stretches from Helensburgh down to Ulladulla and from the Southern Highlands up to the Camden and Campbelltown area.

The title...

Project Compassion 2008

06 February 2008

Project Compassion began in 1966 and is now the largest humanitarian fundraising campaign in Australia.

LogoAbout Project Compassion

Project Compassion is Caritas Australia's annual fundraising appeal.

Your generosity has enabled Caritas Australia to help so many...

Make Poverty History

07 July 2007

The Make Poverty History Campaign is an international campaign that has as its centerpiece the achievement of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

These Goals were agreed upon at the Millennium Summit in 2000 by 189 United Nations member states, including Australia,...

Indigenous Justice

27 June 2007

Recognising the problems are the first step, but to truly meet the many challenges that exist in health, education, housing and social disadvantage for many Indigenous Australians, a greater commitment of resources and a long term plan is required.

Sydney, June 25, 2007....

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