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In The Dioceses Youth

Answering ‘the most asked question in the life of the Church’

In his 2023 Patrick Oration, Melbourne Archbishop Peter A Comensoli called on the People of God to “rediscover the young Church”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

Appointment In The Dioceses

Armidale Diocese appoints new administrator

Armidale’s College of Consultors has elected Msgr Edward Wilkes as diocesan administrator to lead the regional New South Wales diocese following Bishop Michael Kennedy’s installation as the Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle.

Bishops In The Dioceses

Bishop Michael Kennedy installed as Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle 

Bishop Michael Kennedy was installed as the ninth Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle in a liturgical reception at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton, on Friday.

Anniversary In The Dioceses

Corpus Christi College celebrates its centenary

Corpus Christi College, the regional seminary of Victoria and Tasmania, will this weekend mark 100 years of forming and training priests to serve the people of God. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

In The Dioceses Synodality

Synodality ripples through inaugural Sandhurst Assembly

Synodality requires people to be led by the Holy Spirit which transforms them, in and through love, listening, compassion and renewal in the Church, theologian Dr Elissa Roper told the inaugural Sandhurst Assembly. Source: Sandpiper.

In The Dioceses Safeguarding

Diocese renews commitment to be a ‘leading light’ for safety

Parramatta Diocese has become the first Catholic entity to be accredited as a safe environment for children and adults at risk. Source: Catholic Outlook.

Housing In The Dioceses

Diocese scores a home run for the Hunter

Maitland-Newcastle Diocese has established a new entity, Hunter Community Housing, which reinforces its strong commitment to reducing homelessness by expanding its social, affordable and disability housing portfolio. Source: MNnews.Today. 

In The Dioceses Synod

Bishop Long announces Diocesan Synod for Parramatta

Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv has formally announced a Diocesan Synod will take place to “chart a new pathway for the diocese”. Source: Catholic Outlook.

In The Dioceses Religious Orders

Capuchins to end 73-year association with Adelaide parish

The Capuchin Friars will withdraw from the Adelaide parish of Newton by January 2024, ending a 73-year association with the local Catholic community. Source: The Southern Cross.