BY PATRICIA SANCHEZ A litany to help you reflect on the Feast of the Most Body and Blood of Christ Body and Blood of Christ, incarnate Word of God, come to live among us. . . Amen! Body and Blood of Christ, broken and poured out for the salvation of

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BY REV DR JOHN FRAUENFELDER Stories such as this we’ve heard many times. But let me share with you one of these stories as I recall it from a story told by Jeanne Hunt (Everyday Catholic, July 2011). John and Carina had a great marriage and from all

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Throughout May, a group of teachers from three Catholic secondary schools in Parramatta Diocese have attended three days of Youth Mental Health First Aid training at Blacktown Hospital. Mental Health First Aid TM (MHFA) is a national non profit training

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BY SELINA VENIER There are many "constants" in Aime Culpeper's life. with a desire to seek the Lord and carry out His will perhaps the most obvious of them. "I am someone who continuously asks God, 'Why am I here? What do You want me to do here?' and 'How

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BY JONATHAN DOYLE One of my favourite speakers has the great line, “You don’t need a great idea. You just need a good idea that you are prepared to use.”  Over the years I have learned that most of the time all it takes to change an

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BY CATHERINE ANDERSON Jean Vanier was the son of a 19th Governor General of Canada. His life led him into the navy, then in 1962 he defended his Doctoral thesis, ‘Happiness as Principle and End of Aristotelian Ethics.’  In Kathryn

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BY ANNIE REUTER I had not been to confession in 10 years. It´s not that I refuse to go, it´s just something I never thought too much about. One of the many events on the World Youth Day schedule included the Festival of Forgiveness, a section

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Success and Dyslexia is a unique, evidence-based program that assists all upper primary students, but especially those with dyslexia, to increase their ability to take control of and cope well with the problems that occur in their lives.  Because

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Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.  And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth

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BY SR HILDEGARD RYAN Sunday June 3rd 2012,  is the SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY. The Gospel Verse is adapted from Apocalypse 1:8.  GLORY TO THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT: TO GOD WHO IS, WHO WAS, AND WHO IS TO

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BY REV DR JOHN FRAUENFELDER An English writer and retreat leader, Margaret Silf, wrote in America about a plane trip she tool from Glasgow to Dubai. When she boarded the flight she found herself, to her dismay, sitting across from a young mother and

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BY DR CARMEL BENDON DAVIS It was cold, even for July. The sky was an icy blue, the sun’s rays useless on this winter’s afternoon. A few clouds braved the cold sky, some of them clustering as if for warmth in a fluffy clump.   “Is

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BY JEAN EDWARDS School principals and parents are being warned against a boycott of the annual national numeracy and literacy tests. More than one million students in years three, five, seven and nine will start sitting the NAPLAN tests, which are now

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Last March, Newcastle’s Merewether Beach hosted the 27th Surfest event. The drawcard for most of the world ranked surfers was the presence of four times world surfing champion Mark Richards. Even if the beach isn’t your preferred

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BY ROSS CAMERON The strike by NSW Teachers recently is an important moment in the life of the O'Farrell administration. Any government can do the easy things - writing press releases, announcing inquiries, changing the names of departments. The test is

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BY KAYA OAKES He ushers me into a side room and closes the door behind us. Italian, maybe in his mid-thirties, he has blond hair, big blue eyes, and round cheeks that seem to constantly flush red. This combination makes me think of the face of a

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Musician Amanda McKenna performs “Take the world away”, her tribute song to St Mary MacKillop. She explains to the community at St Vincent's, Redfern how she came to write the song. FULL ARTICLE: A love song dedicated to Mary MacKillop -

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Students at Mary MacKillop Primary, Penrith South, know Darren McErlain as their teacher. However this month Darren is making a name for himself in the literary world, launching his new book of poems, Totally Random Poems for Kids. Designed to link in

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John 20:19-23 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you."20After he said this, he showed

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BY SR HILDEGARDE RYAN OSB Sunday, May 27th, 2012 is Pentecost Sunday and the beginning of our Year of Grace. The Gospel Verse is the traditional prayer for the coming of the Holy Spirit:  COME HOLY SPIRIT, FILL THE HEARTS OF YOUR FAITHFUL AND KINDLE

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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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