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All-schools competition kicks off next year

Athletes from public, private and Catholic secondary schools will compete against each other for the first time next year, at an event tipped to draw huge numbers. Source: Bendigo News.

Pope Francis Synod

Pope asks for prayers for a synodal Church

In his prayer intention for October, Pope Francis has asked that the Church be one of synodality, which means walking together, along the same road.

Migrants World

Church in Vietnam to focus on migrant communities

Catholic priests from all dioceses in Vietnam attending a major national conference have been told to work together and prioritise care for migrant communities at home and abroad. Source: UCAnews.

Education Victoria

Fair Catholic Funding election campaign launched

Catholic school parents and principals are being urged to get behind a campaign to pressure Victoria’s major parties into a record $800 million election funding commitment to upgrade dilapidated school buildings. Source: The Age.

Communications Pope Francis

Vatican announces theme for World Communications Day

Pope Francis has chosen the theme for the Church’s next World Communications Day, calling for a peaceful dialogue that allows for uncomfortable truths to be spoken of without resorting to hostile debate. Source: NCR Online.

In The Dioceses

Prayer, preparations ahead of Adelaide’s assembly

Adelaide Archdiocese is preparing for this month’s Diocesan Assembly, with Archbishop Patrick O’Regan asking parishes, communities and schools to pray for the assembly at “every opportunity”. Source: The Southern Cross.


Treasurer says global recession ‘probable’

Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the risk of recession in major economies has now tipped from “possible to probable”, and high inflation will continue to fuel cost of living pressures for many Australians. Source: SBS News.


Help the four million Australians not in NDIS: Alcott

Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott is calling on governments to give the four million Australians with disabilities not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme better support. Source: The Australian.


Theologian says when words fail, say it with music

Australian Catholic University theologian Maeve Heaney VDMF believes music can be the ultimate tool where words fail to express the fullness of Christian truth.