23 May 2013
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BY STEFAN GIGACZ In an address to Fordham University last week, Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin asked what happened to the Irish Catholic Church: When I was asked to return to Dublin, Pope John Paul asked me why secularisation had taken place so rapidly

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23 May 2013
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BY RICHARD WHITE Not long ago, there I was, sorting through a filing cabinet for ‘essential documents’. I had printed off the ‘Bushfire Survival Plan’ and made notes. There was a list on the kitchen table and I was ticking off the

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23 May 2013

  From The Prayer Book Journey: Google --- BY ANN RENNIE Two films that many Australians have recently seen are about journeys; the journeys that can come to define or change a life. In The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins finds an unexpected inner tenacity

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23 May 2013

BY ELIZABETH McKENZIE In spite of patient and expert tuition, I never mastered the thumbs/eyeballs/ brain co-ordination necessary to be a successful player of either desktop or Xbox computer games. Inexorably, I would be dead in the first 10 seconds of the

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23 May 2013

iPhones and tablets ready? Shoot! Agora, ancient and modern, St Peter’s Square, after the announcement of Pope Francis. From The Washington Post --- All my working life has been in media; in newspapers, magazines, print, and now in digital and

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23 May 2013
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 BY STEFAN GIGACZ Several Catholic groups, including the ACBC's Australian Catholic Migrant Office are taking part in a campaign to end the detention of children of asylum seekers. A YCS media statement on the ACBC Media Blog has more details. Holy

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23 May 2013
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BY DRASKO DIZDAR Recently one of the key architects of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Cardinal Schonborn, stated: ‘There can be same-sex partnerships and they need respect, and even civil law protection. Yes, but please keep it away from the

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23 May 2013

BY BETH DOHERTY After much reflection I took the decision recently not to go World Youth Day (WYD) in Brazil at the end of July. With a real sense of gratitude for the privilege of having been before, it feels like the right choice, even though I had

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23 May 2013

BY JOHN RYAN I suspect that one of my best sermons was given many years ago, not in a Church, but in the kitchen of a Victorian farmhouse in the context of an ordinary conversation. Let me share it with you. One day when I was on parish visitation, I called

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23 May 2013
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BY STEFAN GIGACZ There's no getting around the fact that Congregation for Religious Life Prefect Cardinal Braz de Aviz was criticising the process followed by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, according to John Thavis: The Vatican on Tuesday

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23 May 2013

BY JOHN RYAN I like the story from my school days where there was a Brother who was especially attentive to the lonely and those of us who suffered from homesickness. One evening he sighted a lad alone and somewhat sad. He approached him and quickly engaged

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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

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