Schools opening, convent closed, notable ordinations

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A week marked by beginnings and endings. A convent closed near Newcastle, a new school opened in Ballarat, a new bishop began in Melbourne and so did a priest in Goulburn (pictured).

Call to church action on reconciliation (Canberra-Goulburn Diocese)

Online game teaches Catholic teenagers about alcohol risks (Health Canal)

Hundreds farewell Canberra businessman Jim Murphy (ABC)

From asylum seeker to new bishop (Age)

Scholar championed the poor with passion (SMH)

Geraldton priest returns to his creator (The Record)

Fr Basil Meaney dies in Brisbane (Catholic Leader)

New priest's leap of faith (Goulburn Post)

Kurri convent closes after 100 years (Cessnock Advertiser)

New primary school in Ballarat (Warrnambool Standard)

Another Islam billboard vandalised (SMH)

Coalition warns Catholic education faces cuts (Geelong Advertiser)

Catholics turning to cremation (Catholic Weekly)

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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