The Diocese of Wollongong has launched a new look, full colour magazine, entitled Journey. Journey - which takes over from Diocesan News - contains news and information from around the Diocese of Wollongong which stretches from Helensburgh down to

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There is a computer program called Photoshop that publishers use to improve their photographs. They can brush out inconvenient truths with it and make a scene gentler and softer. We have done something similar with Jesus. We have been

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The St Vincent de Paul Society has raised concerns about the "crippling impact" of mounting pressures on Australian families. The Catholic Weekly reports Vinnies State President Barbara Ryan (pictured) said it was "astounding so many

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Australian Catholic author and co-founder of Choicez Media, Karen Doyle has released a new book entitled The Genius of Womanhood. Based on Pope John Paul II’s work on ‘the feminine genius’ the publication represents an attractive and

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Catholic Mission will launch a new interactive website next month. On April 7 Catholic Mission will launch its interactive project map on its website showing some of the projects that they contribute to in 160 countries around the world. Catholic

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Marist College Ashgrove is a Brisbane Catholic boys college and a highly regarded institution in education circles in Queensland and beyond. Once known primarily for its sporting prowess, in recent decades it has also focused heavily on cultural pursuits

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A Polish priest and one time associate of Archbishop Karol Wojtyla has been named the winner of the world's largest annual monetary award - the Templeton Prize. Catholic News Service reports Fr Michal Heller, 72 has won $1.77 million. The award is

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In the case of the Islamic, Jewish and Christian faiths it is clear that the measure of what constitutes a just and well society is found in the care that is given to the widow, the orphan and the stranger. The work of development is not just a question of

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The challenge is for the Church to be a community that confesses its own brokenness and reaches out to minister a healing reconciliation between the races, between the young and the old, between liberal and conservative, gay and straight, lesbian, bisexual

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The Catholic Diocese of Lismore has experienced a tough past 12 months, with the tragic deaths of much loved clergy and the force of wild weather impacting on Church property. But the strength of faith of this diocese shines through with this website.

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A visit to the sacred mountain of St Patrick in County Mayo is the feature of this program in search of the spirit of the patron saint of the Emerald Isle and perhaps a saint celebrated by more Australians than any other. Awash in everything green! ABC TV,

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Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul has been kidnapped by armed men - the gunmen killing two of his bodyguards and his driver. Local police have stepped up the hunt to find the gunmen after the shootout in Mosul's eastern Nur district on

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Gender-neutral phrases used in the Liturgy have been ruled as invalid by the Vatican saying anyone baptised using any other term other than "Our Father" will have to be re-baptised. The Age reports the Congregation of the Doctrine of the

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More than 100 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza in the past five days prompting Pope Benedict to call on both sides for an unconditional halt to the violence. Reuters reports Pope Bendict said showing "absolute respect for human life" is

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The Foreshore site which will used to for the arrival and official welcome by Pope Benedict for World Youth Day is contaminated with toxic chemicals including cyanide, benzene and lead. However, assurances have been given by Sydney Harbour Foreshore

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Australia's Catholic Bishops have welcomed a political agreement reached in Kenya and hope it will help achieve reconciliation and forge a just and lasting peace. Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga have signed a deal to end

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The St Vincent de Paul Society has elected Victorian Syd Tutton as its new National President. Mr Tutton, who has been an active member of the Vinnies for 36 years takes over from John Meahan, who has finished his term. Born in Richmond, Victoria, Mr

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The more we thank God for what he has done, the more faith we have to believe for what he is going to do. The more we dwell on the prayers he has already granted, the more confidence we have that he will answer our next prayers too. But there’s

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Celebrate Love is an initiative of the Sydney-based Pastoral and Matrimonial Renewal Centre (PMRC). It is a seminar for married couples exploring intimacy and spirituality in the Catholic context. The website has extensive information about future talks

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Sylvester Stallone proved at 60 he could revive his iconic creation, Rocky Balboa, after five movies over a thirty year period. He adjusted the character of Rocky to his late 50s and made an agreeably emotional fight film. At age 61, he resurrects his

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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