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  • 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...
  • Pope on St Paul: model of preaching, persecution and prayer

    The life of St Paul, characterised by preaching, persecutions and prayer, can be a model for all Christians today. That was the theme of Pope Francis’ homily at his Santa Marta Mass. Reflecting on the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles, Pope Francis described St Paul as...
  • Pope Francis: Christians need not read horoscopes to foresee the future

    Pope Francis on Monday told believers not to look to horoscopes or to consult fortune-tellers to foresee the future; but to allow God to guide them in a journey full of surprises. The Pope was speaking during the last Santa Marta Mass of the season before the summer holidays...
  • Fr Claude Borg MSSP

    Vale Fr Claude Borg MSSP

    Former chaplain to the Diocese of Parramatta Maltese community, Missionary Society of St Paul priest, Fr Claude Borg MSSP died peacefully on Saturday 17th June at the Uniting Mulluana Residential Care, Blacktown. Fr Claude was aged 91 and in his 71st year of profession and 65th year of his...
  • Promoting stories of hope, the focus of SIGNIS World Congress

      The highlight of any Congress is the sharing of stories and experiences by fellow communicators gathered from all corners of the globe, Gustavo Andujar, President of SIGNIS told delegates gathered at the opening plenary of the SIGNIS World Congress 2017 taking place in Quebec City from June 19...
  • Mission 2017 address Part 6: CONCLUSION

    Bishop Vincent address “The Catholic Church in post-Royal Commission Australia” delivered on 16 May at Mission 2017: one heart many voices, Sydney, Australia.   PART 6: CONCLUSION The Church is being reborn in ways beyond the traditional structures. Like the river that has changed its course, we have a choice...
  • Mission 2017 address Part 5: THE CHURCH OF ALL THE BAPTISED

    Bishop Vincent address “The Catholic Church in post-Royal Commission Australia” delivered on 16 May at Mission 2017: one heart many voices, Sydney, Australia.   PART 5: THE CHURCH OF ALL THE BAPTISED Pope Francis urges us to be a church where everyone can feel welcomed, loved, forgiven and encouraged to...
  • Mission 2017 address Part 4: THE CHURCH THAT IS THE FACE OF GOD’S LOVE AND MERCY

    Bishop Vincent address “The Catholic Church in post-Royal Commission Australia” delivered on 16 May at Mission 2017: one heart many voices, Sydney, Australia.   PART 4: THE CHURCH THAT IS THE FACE OF GOD’S LOVE AND MERCY Prior to the Second Vatican Council, the Church was suspicious of the world which...
  • Mission 2017 address Part 3: THE CHURCH THAT GOES TO THE MARGINS

    Bishop Vincent address “The Catholic Church in post-Royal Commission Australia” delivered on 16 May at Mission 2017: one heart many voices, Sydney, Australia.   PART 3: THE CHURCH THAT GOES TO THE MARGINS Pope Francis constantly calls us to move beyond the security of the status quo and take the...
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