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Eastern Rite Martyrs

Melkite Patriarch to visit Australia

Melkite Patriarch Joseph Absi will visit Australia and New Zealand in November and December at the invitation of the Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need.

Eastern Rite

Maronite Patriarch’s visit turns stadium into cathedral for Golden Jubilee 

Ken Rosewall Arena at Sydney Olympic Park was transformed into a cathedral filled with people of every age and state in life for a Mass to mark 50 years of the Maronite Eparchy in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Eastern Rite In The Dioceses

‘Immense joy’ as Maronites in Goulburn-Canberra region get a spiritual home

In a ceremony infused with faith and reverence, the Our Lady of Mercy Maronite Church in Goulburn was officially opened on Saturday. Source: Maronite Eparchy.

Eastern Rite Middle East

Maronite event to help pay school fees of struggling families in Lebanon

Maronite Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay has called for solidarity and action for Lebanon’s education system, asking Australians to support struggling schools in the country. Source: Maronite Eparchy.

Eastern Rite Liturgy

Vatican delegate asks Indian Church: ‘Are you with the Pope?’

A Vatican delegate appointed to help find a solution to the raging liturgy controversy in India’s Eastern rite Syro-Malabar Church has told Catholics that those who reject the Vatican-approved Mass effectively reject the Catholic Church. Source: UCA News.

Eastern Rite Feast Day

Maronites unveil new statue of Our Lady of Lebanon

The Maronite Eparchy of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania yesterday celebrated the Feast of the Assumption with the Divine Liturgy and the unveiling of a new statue at Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral in Harris Park, western Sydney.

Bishops Eastern Rite

Listening top of agenda for new Syro-Malabar bishop

The new chief shepherd of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania says his first priority is to meet with the faithful, before working together to formulate a pastoral plan for the region. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Bishops Eastern Rite

Maronite Eparchy hosts bishops for golden jubilee Mass

More than 30 bishops concelebrated Mass at Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral on Sunday, taking part in ongoing celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the Maronite Eparchy in Australia. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Eastern Rite

Sydney’s Syriac Catholics plan new church for growing community

Sydney’s Syriac Catholics are set to build a home for their fast-growing community after receiving development approval for a church and pastoral centre in Sydney’s south west. Source: Catholic Weekly.