There's much fear around. I'm generally concerned that the sky may fall in. I'm personally troubled that my super fund is going south. I'm particularly appalled by a recent report that 43 per cent of young people who became homeless in Australia before the

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Australian Catholic University student Bethany Walsh will go for gold in Beijing next week in the Olympic synchronised swimming competition. The Bayside Leader reports the 22 year old will be part of Australia's first synchronised swimming team to

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A Melbourne Catholic primary school teacher has raised eyebrows over a steamy photo shoot for a TV show. Rhys Uhlich, 24. a teacher at Sacred Heart Primary School, Newport, stripped off for the cameras along with fellow competitors in a recent

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Priests must know how to delegate and to "be a community of brothers" with their colleagues, Pope Benedict said in a holiday address to clergy last week. The Holy See’s Press Office released the transcript this weekend of a question

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Vinnies volunteer Margaret Keyte and her husband Ken have been bashed to death at their new NSW South Coast home. News.com.au reports the elderly couple sat on their front porch on Sunday, enjoying their ocean view as they often did. Within

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More than 1,000 mourners applauded the life of Doujon Zammit at his funeral in Sydney yesterday as relatives battled to come to grips with the 20 year old's violent end. Murdered Sydney man, Doujon Zammit, who was killed on holiday in the Greek islands,

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A Kerala nun who hanged herself on Monday "was mentally and physically tortured" at her convent, her father claims. Pappachan, a cook who works at the Bishop's house at Kollam, alleged that his daughter Anupa Mary, a nun at the St Mary's

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Sydney Cardinal George Pell has apologised and offered to meet abuse victim, Anthony Jones, over a "poorly drafted" letter but Jones has repudiated the apology as "not genuine". The Australian reports Cardinal Pell apologised only

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All Generations Shall Call Me Blessed is the program name for this edition of The Rhythm Divine marking Friday's Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady. Mary has been a source of musical inspiration for centuries and the program's music takes its

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Fresh from its official sponsorship of WYD, Catholic Church Insurances Limited is continuing to advertise and market itself to the wider Catholic community. Established in 1911, CCI is a wholly owned Church business and the primary provider of

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Much of the world has forgotten August 1945. Buried beneath our collective consciousness in the shallowest of graves, lies the uncomprehending knowledge that humanity now shares the planet with 26,000 nuclear weapons, most of them vastly more powerful than

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Unfortunately, serious theological discussion in Catholicism these days faces the wrath of Catholic Conservatives. Asserting the Church is theologically "perfect," they claim Catholicism must not change anything pragmatically. This closed

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Pope Benedict has thanked Australia for its welcome during World Youth Day. "I hasten to express to you once more my deep gratitude for the affectionate reception which I received from you and all your fellow citizens," the Pope has written

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Lismore diocese and a local parish will foot the $700,000 bill for a technical college at Port Macquarie after the Federal government withdrew funding. The Camden Courier reports the diocese is seeking to secure the future of the Australian

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Citing Catholic tradition and Jewish sensitivities with respect to the pronunciation of God's name, a Holy See directive has requested that liturgical texts including hymns no longer make reference to Yahweh. Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli of Paterson,

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Italian activists have petitioned Pope Benedict to stop wearing his ermine-trimmed hat and cape but a former Vatican official says there are more important issues to address. EarthTimes reports that in a newspaper interview published Wednesday a

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Four Western Australian men have come forward alleging abuse by Bunbury diocese priests during the 1960's and 1970's. The ABC's PM program reports the men say they have spent most of their lives feeling isolated by their childhood trauma. Even now

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When governments have adopted quick and simple solutions to complex educational problems, they have usually got it wrong and seem determined to continue doing so. It would be so much easier if schools were factories, created to produce easily measured,

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The Bonneville of the title is a 1966 automobile, one of those massive V8 convertibles that defined American cars in the days when petrol was a pittance. It is driven by three women on an odyssey from Pocatello Idaho to California to deliver an urn of ashes

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Melbourne's Catholic Theological College was established in 1972 and as part of the Melbourne College of Divinity it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in theology and ministry. For the past decade it has occupied the historic site of the

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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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