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Six agonising years of separation have ended for Catholic couple Morris Mukasa and Teddy Nakalembe with the safe arrival of their children in Sydney. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Young Catholics were among the first to get their hands on rosaries inspired by Australian wildflowers and shirts printed with saintly mottos, all crafted by four Brisbane women who founded a “holywares” online shop. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Sydney teenager John McCaffrey has embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, travelling to the Philippines for a two-year discernment with a dynamic new religious movement in the Church. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Dorothy Day was “a great witness to faith, hope and charity in the 20th century”, a woman who loved the Church despite the flaws of its members and who knew that serving God meant serving the poor and working for justice, Pope Francis has written. Source: NCR Online.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in a sea of purple, blue and yellow in Alice Springs to celebrate the “jewel” of Alice Springs, Dr MK Turner, at a state funeral celebrated by Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci yesterday. Source: ABC News.
Sr Mary Jeanne Shoecraft RSM has marked her 105th birthday surrounded by family, friends and the nursing and support staff at Mercy Community’s Bethesda Aged Care residence in Brisbane. Source: The Catholic Leader.