Future school

This website, from the National Catholic Education Commission, addresses all of the contemporary issues affecting education and schooling.

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Sister Veronica

Sister Veronica Willaway osb is an Indigenous nun who joined the Benedictine Missionary Sisters of New Norcia in 1958. Currently at the Norfolk Priory in Nebraska, Sr Veronica is back on a year's volunteering at the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry of WA.

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Priests ageing

Against the backdrop of an ageing clergy and falling vocations, three retired English bishops are calling for the prohibition on the ordination of married men to be reconsidered, writes Chris O'Donnell.

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Funding increase welcomed

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s significant increase of 7.5% in funding for non-State schools announced in yesterday’s State budget.

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First to respond

In the wake of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, three Australian Catholic agencies will jointly release a book that analyses its key themes.

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Bishops speak out

With US President Barack Obama set to visit Kenya on July 24-26, the head of the nation’s Bishops’ Conference said the Church will resist any pressure to accept same-sex marriages, reports the Catholic News Service.

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Stars Brendan Cowell

Ruben Guthrie proudly and facetiously states his claim at his first AA Meeting, “My name Is Ruben Guthrie and I’m in advertising.” He also acknowledges his mother who has brought him long.

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Notre Dame University

Click on Media Releases to read the latest.

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Midair media questions

Pope Francis acknowledged on Monday he had neglected problems of the middle class and said he was willing to have a dialogue with Americans who disagree with his criticism of capitalism, reports Reuters on Yahoo7.

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Moira McQueen

Canadian bioethicist Moira McQueen, a theology professor and a fan of St Thomas Aquinas, views her appointment into a highly regarded Catholic commission as an accumulation of her faith and decisions made throughout her life.

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More than rhetoric

Perhaps the most intriguing element of the Pope's visit to Ecuador, Bolivia, and Paraguay was the suggestion that there’s an honest-to-God political strategy underneath his populist rhetoric, writes John Allen in Crux.

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Good Grief

14-Jul-2015
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Committed to relieving suffering and bringing hope to people affected by change, loss and grief, Good Grief's work is based on St Mary MacKillop's principle “Never see a need without doing something about it.”

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Love for youth

After delivering more than 20 homilies, visiting hospitals and prisons, and celebrating Masses before vast crowds, Pope Francis closed his visit to Latin America surrounded by those he loves the most: The poorest of the poor, families, and youth, reports Crux.

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Fr Azziz

An Iraqi Franciscan priest kidnapped by terrorists in Syria has been released, according to reports, says The Catholic Herald.

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Asunción Papal altar

The more than 60,000 corncobs, 20,000 squashes and 150,000 coconuts that adorn the altarpiece in Asunción’s Ñu Guazú park where Pope Francis celebrated Mass on the last day of his visit to Paraguay won’t be going to waste.

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Bangladeshi children

The Church in Bangladesh has launched a campaign to educate clergy, religious, and laypeople into making its institutions safe and secure for children, reports Ucanews.

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Orry-Kelly

To be told that this very interesting documentary is about costume designer, Orry-Kelly, might not ring many bells with contemporary audiences. But his name occurs regularly during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Suspects arrested

Israeli police said yesterday they have arrested several Jewish suspects over an arson attack last month at the site where Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fishes, reports AFP on Yahoo7.

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Intermirifica

13-Jul-2015
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Intermirifica.net is a Catholic mass media online directory, recently launched by the Vatican.

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Response to Encyclical

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is inviting the public to get involved in an important discussion on climate change by coming to a panel discussion on August 6 to unpack the Pope’s call to action on climate change.

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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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