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Hunter community invited to liturgies for those affected by bus crash

The Maitland-Newcastle Diocese will today hold the first of two liturgies to offer prayer and support for all those affected by the fatal Hunter Valley bus accident, with Bishop Michael Kennedy inviting all members of the community to attend.

Prayer Tragedy

Diocese offers prayer and pastoral support for local community after bus crash

The Maitland-Newcastle Diocese has offered prayers, sympathies and support to those affected by the Hunter Valley bus crash and will host memorial liturgies in the local church at Singleton and in Sacred Heart Cathedral, along with other pastoral support.

China Pope Francis Prayer

Pray that the Gospel can be freely shared in China: Pope

Pope Francis yesterday asked Catholics to pray that the Gospel can be fully and freely shared in China. Source: CNA.

China Prayer

Catholics urged to join Week of Global Prayer for China

This Sunday will mark the beginning of the third annual Week of Global Prayer for China. Source: Melbourne Catholic.


HeartFELT call to join Rosary crusade 

Sydney Catholic Bridget Sakr is so convinced of the power of prayer she is leading a call to raise 100,000 pledges to pray a daily Rosary during this month for the protection of every Australian. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Pope Francis Prayer

Pope’s prayer intention for ‘a treasure that renews the Church’

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of May is for ecclesial movements and groups, which he describes as a treasure that renews the Church. Source: CNA.


Pope urges prayer for peace and non-violence in April

Pope Francis has urged everyone to pray and work for a non-violent culture which promotes peace in his prayer intention for the month of April. Source: Vatican News.

In The Dioceses Prayer

Catholic communities unite for ‘Fiat – A Weekend of Prayer’

Catholic communities across Melbourne Archdiocese, including the Catholic prison population, will unite in prayer over the next three days during “Fiat –  A Weekend of Prayer”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

Pope Francis Prayer

Pope urges renewed consecration of Ukraine and Russia to Mary

Pope Francis has urged believers to renew the consecration of humanity – especially Russia and Ukraine – to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Source: Vatican News.