06 Apr 2010
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In 2008 Archbishop Phillip Wilson, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, lodged a submission to the Senate Enquiry into the Rights of the Terminally ill (Euthanasia Laws Repeal) Bill 2008.  In his cover letter to the submission

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06 Apr 2010
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Previously I have written as the moderator of the CathNews discussion boards about comments from outraged readers who consider a particular story has no place on CathNews. Paul Hogan’s latest visit for his mother’s funeral, for instance, earned

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06 Apr 2010
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I voted Green at the election. I did so because I perceived the choice between the major parties as a choice between dumb and dumber. I knew of course where my preference would go but I also happen to support many Green policies. Equally, however

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06 Apr 2010
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I have been doing a bit of reading lately about John Henry Newman (pictured), since last month in a park in Birmingham numbered among the Blesseds of the Church. Like many, I have been fascinated by the Cardinal for years, and find in him a wonderful,

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06 Apr 2010
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 What a weekend of football and another one approaches! On the ABC’s Offsiders program, the sports commentator Roy Masters said that the AFL grand final was a sign of how sport contributes to the harmony of society; and that governments should

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06 Apr 2010
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Normally I’m very fond of magpies. To be awoken by their melodious warbling on a warm summer’s morning epitomises Australia for me. I like their confidence, even cheekiness in their dealings with humans – they don’t cede their

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06 Apr 2010
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Some years ago, I was at a meeting of the Sydney Richmond AFL Supporters' Group. It was a loyal and selective bunch and a guest was the club’s community and players’ liaison officer, Dale Weightman, a former premiership player. At the break, he turned

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06 Apr 2010
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On 15th September CathNews published comments by Michael Walsh, an author and journalist. In the article, Walsh described Pope John Paul II's "innate conservatism".  He used this in the context of the former Pope's stance on abortion, contraception,

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06 Apr 2010
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It’s that feeling when you get up in the morning with a tune rolling round inside your head. You turn on the radio and there’s the song. So it was last week. I’d been utterly involved in the drafting, the development and finally the

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06 Apr 2010
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Earlier this year my cousin and his son died in a tragic farm accident. The resulting funerals were a glorious and heart-breaking mix of Amazing Grace, riderless horses, the local football club and funny but somehow inappropriate eulogies tucked in between

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06 Apr 2010
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A month ago, a large rally was held in Washington, DC, in front of the Lincoln Memorial. It was led by Glenn Beck who is one of the principal faces of the Murdoch owned FoxNews channel which is essentially the voice of the extreme neoconservative

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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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