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Anniversary Pope Francis

Francis marks 10th anniversary in Chair of Peter

On March 13, 2013, the world’s cardinals went to the ends of the earth to elect a successor to St Peter who would become the first pope from outside Europe. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Anniversary Eastern Rite

Maronites launch Golden Jubilee celebrations 

The Maronite Eparchy of Australia launched its Golden Jubilee year celebrations on the feast of its spiritual father, St Maroun.

Anniversary Research

Researchers get to work on history of Young Christian Workers movement

To mark the forthcoming centenary of the foundation of the Young Christian Workers movement in Belgium, the Australian Cardijn Institute is launching a project to record the history of the movement in Australia and the Oceania region.


Knights’ pilgrimage to honour patron saint

A pilgrimage to give thanks for the life and ministry of their patron saint, Mary MacKillop, will provide a fitting conclusion to the centenary celebrations of the Knights of the Southern Cross in South Australia. Source: The Southern Cross.

Anniversary Poverty Social Services

Minister salutes Centacare and raises ‘one of the biggest issues’

The urgent need to tackle generational poverty and disadvantage was highlighted by South Australian Human Services Minister Nat Cook at Centacare Catholic Family Service’s 80th anniversary. Source: The Southern Cross.

Anniversary Schools Youth

Student movement marks 80 years since first rally

The Australian Young Catholic Students movement is today marking 80 years since its first leaders’ rally was held in Melbourne, when nearly 200 Catholic college leaders met to discuss the work of the newly formed organisation.


Priest recalls horror of Bali bombings, prays for peace

Canberra priest Fr Richard Thompson remembers firsthand the horror of the Bali bombings 20 years ago today that claimed the lives of 202 people, including 88 Australians. Source: The Catholic Leader.