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After the affair was over: Alfred Dreyfus (left) was a lieutenant colonel in the French army during the First World War. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images ---  The Dreyfus Affair: The Story of the Most Infamous Miscarriage of Justice in French

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This year marks a significant milestone for Good Samaritan Sister, Margaret Keane. It’s the fiftieth anniversary of her profession as a religious sister. And as Margaret looks back on those 50 years, it’s her time as a teacher and principal that

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Recounting their rural Bavarian childhood and subsequent lifelong friendship, the elder brother of Pope Benedict XVI offers a privileged look at the personal side of the spiritual leader of 1.3 billion Catholics, reports CNS. My Brother, the Pope, scheduled

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Mark 9:2-10  Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.

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On Ash Wednesday, I was trying to get my head around the new Collect for the mass which reads: “Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that as we take up battle against spiritual evils, we may be armed

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The divorce process is always painful because you are ending a life with someone with whom you shared everything. How does the Church support those who are going through such a difficult time?Salt + Light features Lisa Duffy, author of the book Divorced

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After his arrival in the Big Apple and his surprising election as President of the US bishops, newspapers and TV have begun to call Timothy Dolan “the American Pope”, reports Vatican Insider. Now that the Cardinals have heard him talk of

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A Christian paper is launched to counter atheists, a new priest in Western Australia (pictured) sees the kindness of Australians, Sandhurst unveils a portrait of Bishop Grech and St Benedict's Broadway in Sydney celebrates its 150th anniversary. Christian

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The Vatican and Vietnam plan on resuming talks, a blast rocks a Nigerian church, the Pope is to make a statement about Medjugorje (pictured) and Iran curbs Christian services in its native language. Blast rocks Nigerian church (Yahoo) Pope to make

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Dory Previn, October 22, 1925 - February 14 2012 Dorothy Veronica Langan at Rahway, New Jersey, on October 22 1925, the daughter of an Irish Catholic labourer, she once said: ‘I was raised with fear of God, guilt over Jesus and terror of the

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Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times by Eyal Press (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Reviewed by Mark Oppenheimer Would you have the courage to shelter Anne Frank? You would hope so, but doing the

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I’m in a bit of an awkward situation. My name’s Christian and I’ve got a wedding on Saturday, writes Christian Stephens in The Catholic Weekly. This is the situation. At the wedding, I will be watching two people enjoy

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A British excavation has struck archaeological gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of Sheba of biblical legend derived her fabled treasures, reports The Observer. Almost 3,000 years ago, the ruler of Sheba, which spanned

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Mark 1:12-15 And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. 13He was in the wilderness for forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee,

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Father Greg Boyle

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Father Greg Boyle is an American Jesuit Priest and the founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries, a non-profit that works with former gang members to help transform their lives, create positive communities and "find the person they are really

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 Soccer fever sweeps Canberra Catholic primary schools, the Prime Minister attends an opening at MacKillop college in the national capital, Caloundra in Queensland gets a new priest and in Sydney, tests are being carried out on the loudness of bells

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When Tom Fitzsimon started Prep this year at St Anthony's School in Brisbane (pictured), he continued a family connection with Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) that began back in 1973, reports The Catholic Leader. It was a proud day for the Fitzsimon family

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In his first Letter, the Apostle Peter unites the Death-Resurrection of Jesus with the mystery or sacrament of baptism, writes the Most Reverend Robert Rabbat, Bishop of the Melkite Catholic Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand. In this coalescence of ideas

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Presidential religious lives are, for the most part, rather unremarkable - just like the majority of Americans they represent. As the 2012 presidential race hots up, the religion of the Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney continues to be an issue for many

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The Irish government is talking with the Vatican about sharing an embassy with other countries, the Vatican's property tax could reach $880m, a Catholic sister is stabbed in Congo and singer Susan Boyle (pictured) is helping to fundraise for Lent in

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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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