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Large things are associated with this term: the Voice of the Church. The Papacy has a hierarchy of categories into which the utterances of Popes are put - from loud utterances to modest proposals, from Encyclicals to talks at Angelus time from the Papal

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The Australian Catholic Bishops are taking the first steps to catechise the people concerning the changes that will occur with the new translation of the liturgy. As we’ve seen in other arenas such news is greeted with an array of responses in the

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Over twenty years ago a German colleague, educated in the Frankfurt School, asked me courteously if I knew what the Sacred Heart of Jesus was. Curious as to why he, as a self-described ‘Marxist, with capitalist tastes and a Cologne sense of

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The Year of the Priest ends this week. Suitably enough, it ends in the week that began with the Feast of Corpus Christi which is one where the Eucharist gets focus.   One of the heresies common among Catholics - I've even heard it from priests - is

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When I hear any Christian talking about something "not being good in itself", I hear the bones of the old Protestant John Calvin rumbling in his grave and saying Ï told you so. Humans, Calvin said, are a "lump of sin" and

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog piece expressing some concern about the emphasis upon attracting 'youth' into our churches, at the expense of regard for the over-looked 'aged' who have diligently continued to worship. I wondered if this reflected our

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For Christ's sake, will the Church please wake up! I am not being blasphemous. I am making a prayerful plea and at the same time venting my frustration at what I have suddenly realised is perhaps the real reason seven of my eight grandchildren remain

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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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