The Digital Nun is a website and blog run by Sr Judy Connor, a Sister of the Divine Providence congregation in the United States. The site mainly features the personal reflections of Sr Judy but it also receives comments on her contributions. The main

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Indigenous leaders from Australia and the Pacific have called on Australia to show leadership on climate change and Australian religious leaders are also mobilising on the issue. At a Sydney conference last week, the indigenous leaders called on

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has opened the new Vinnies sponsored Ozanam Learning Centre in Woolloomoloo, Sydney, which aims to empower and equip homeless people in a transition back to "sustainable independent living". Mr Rudd says a new

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Canberra Archbishop Mark Coleridge has hosted a send off for new Australian ambassador to the Holy See, former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer. He might be just as comfortable in a country pub, but Mr Fischer can expect a drastic change of scenery

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The newly formed Conference of Josephite Leaders has held its first meeting along the way to a "healing of the separation of their history." The Sisters of St Joseph have been engaged in the healing of the separation of their history for many

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ACBC immigration spokesman Bishop Joseph Grech has called for a review of immigration procedures following a government decision to deny a German doctor permanent residency because his son has Down's Syndrome. Bishop Joseph Grech said the case had

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Marist College Rosalie in Brisbane's inner west which is to close at the end of this year after a controversial decision by Archbishop John Bathersby will be transformed into a teachers' training centre. It was the first Marist Brothers' school in

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Brisbane priest Fr Tim Harris, who has just visited two former parishioners, convicted drug mules, Scott Rush and Michael Czugaj, says that the death penalty is not the answer for drug traffickers or for the Bali bombers. Fr Harris said that the Rudd

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Caritas Internationalis has launched an appeal for peace and for aid to be delivered to the crisis torn east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Independent Catholic News reports the humanitarian crisis there has escalated dramatically in the past

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All Saints Day "rekindles the desire to be united forever with the family of saints," Pope Benedict said, citing the line "Lord how I want to be in that number, when the saints go marching in" from the New Orleans spiritual classic.

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Australia's bishops have launched a "comprehensive strategy" to support women who find themselves facing an unexpected pregnancy.  A powerful new DVD, featuring the personal stories of two young women faced with an unexpected pregnancy,

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Brisbane Archbishop John Bathersby has written to the administrator of St Mary's in South Brisbane threatening to start "a formal process" to address the situation if changes are not made by December 1. The Australian reports the parish

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Of the 30 groups who are currently members of West London Citizens, 27 are based in faith communities. Why is it that people of faith are more likely to feel strongly about and act on the issues that WLC campaigns for? London Citizens are a grassroots

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More often than not, this is the way that I find God (or God finds me). Not among the noise or the clatter of life, but in paying attention to the world that he has made. The creation always reveals something of God, just as the character of an artist is

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The first Centre Stage movie in 2000 was, if memory serves, an inconsequential but amiable dance/romance, which piled movie cliché upon movie cliché in its story of a girl burning to be a ballerina. This follow up (hardly a sequel, because

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New Advent is the "bible" of Catholic information. Principally seen as a Catholic encyclopedia, its online version is also a multi faceted Catholic resource with material on the Church Fathers, a section on the Bible and other items of

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The priest at Our Lady of Fatima, Acacia Ridge on Brisbane's southside, Fr Brendan Dooley said many people were angry and upset after the death of Richard Saunders uncle of rugby league superstar Johnathan Thurston but it was a time for "calm and peace

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Muslim scholars have begun arriving in Rome for a three day meeting with Vatican officials and with Pope Benedict to discuss plans to defuse tensions between Christianity and Islam. Violent protests in the Islamic world after a Danish newspaper printed

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Canberra auxiliary Bishop Pat Power has issued a statement clarifying earlier remarks on the events at Brisbane's St Mary's parish. "The Canberra Times report of my comments on the South Brisbane parish might have appeared as my undermining

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Pope Benedict is ready to make a stop over visit to Myanmar after Yangon Archbishop Charles Maung Bo issued an invitiation to the Pope from the floor of the Bible Synod. UCA News reports that Archbishop Bo also met the pope privately on October 23.

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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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