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  • Listen to their voices, hear their stories and walk together into the future

    2017 Senior Australian of the Year, Sr Anne Gardiner of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, graciously accepted an invitation to write for the edition of Aurora appearing in NAIDOC Week. I’ve seen a few things in my time but if I was asked to give...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Early-bird registration has now opened for the largest gathering of young Catholics since World Youth Day Sydney in 2008! Bishop Vincent & Catholic Youth Parramatta invite young people from Year 9 to 30 years of age to celebrate the young heart of the Church,...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Early-bird registration has now opened for the largest gathering of young Catholics since World Youth Day Sydney in 2008! Bishop Vincent & Catholic Youth Parramatta invite young people from Year 9 to 30 years of age to celebrate the young heart of the Church,...
  • Catechist work in public schools endorsed by Independent Review

    The independent review of Special Religious Education (SRE) recently released by the NSW Government has provided strong evidence that highlights the incredible contribution made by parish catechists (SRE teachers) to the religious education of young people in public schools. On 30 May 2017, representatives from most major providers of...
  • God’s Bikies on the Highway to Heaven

    ‘God’s Squad’ is a unique Christian Motorcycle Club If you thought Jesus wasn’t for tough guys, wait till you meet God’s Squad, which tears up the highway in the name of the Lord. This international Christian Motorcycle Club, was founded in Australia in the 1970s and featured in the...
  • Message for Sea Sunday 2017

    Dear chaplains, volunteers, friends and supporters of the Apostleship of the Sea, In our daily lives, we are surrounded by and use many objects and products that at some stage of their journey towards us have being transported on vessels. It is difficult for us to imagine behind these...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Early-bird registration has now opened for the largest gathering of young Catholics since World Youth Day Sydney in 2008! Bishop Vincent & Catholic Youth Parramatta invite young people from Year 9 to 30 years of age to celebrate the young heart of the Church,...
  • The Apostleship of the Sea

    Quick Facts about the Apostleship of the Sea and the nature of shipping There are about 1 million seafarers on the world’s oceans on any given day. Piracy is a scourge on the lives of seafarers, with 246 acts of piracy on shipping in 2015 alone, and in that...
  • Giving thanks to seafarers around world

    As Catholic parishes throughout Australia prepare to celebrate Sea Sunday on 9 July 2017, it is timely to reflect on the vital work of the tens of thousands of seafarers who visit our ports each year – and the ministry of the Apostleship of the Sea which supports them....
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