Noli me Tangere, Chapel of Mary Magdalen, Lower Basilica of St Francis, Assisi, Italy. Fresco, approximately 1320. Photograph by Ron Dullard. --- BY ANGELA MCCARTHY Over the past few years, part of my academic research has centred on the work of Giotto and

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BY DAMIEN F. BRENNAN As I sat on the city bound bus I did what so many of us seem to do these days, I checked emails on my phone. One was interesting. Our parish worker had a pleading general email request for emergency housing for a refugee family of

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BY STEFAN GIGACZ It's going to be impossible to escape the conclave over the next couple of weeks. So here are a couple of sites to bookmark to follow what is happening (or not): Pope 2013 blog from Italy's Corriere Della Sera. Vatican Insider from La

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BY STEFAN GIGACZ Drawing on files published by Wikileaks, Daniek Kovalik at Counterpunch warns that US government agencies are still suspicious (or worse) of liberation theology, with embassy operatives citing as evidence the case of a San Salvador bishop

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(Google Images) --- BY DANIEL ANG While the past weeks have been dominated by the news of Pope Benedict XVI’s sudden resignation, more immediate to our experience was the onset of Lent, a season of purification and renewal. On their part, the

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Cathblog - The Slather

23 May 2013

(Google Images) --- BY BRIAN DOYLE Here, I’ll prove to you that there are no tiny moments, no dull moments, no little things, only a general failure on our parts to see the wild and amazing slather of miracles that come unbidden and will, for each

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Someone like this? The late Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini of Milan (Google Images)--- Worth a punt in the Papal stakes? BY JOHN RYAN At last, after many wasted years of trying to find and eradicate the problems that have made their way into the system

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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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