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AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS
ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PRAYER CAMPAIGN FOR THE DROUGHT

The Catholic bishops of Australia have announced a National Prayer Campaign for Drought to takeplace during November. People across the country are encouraged to pray for the gift of rain, for people affected by the drought and to provide practical support, where possible. MORE>



Your support of the Diocesan Drought Appeal would be greatly appreciated. You can donate to the Appeal HERE>

"Dear Friends in Christ,
In my Lenten message of 2017, I asked for our local church to become a community ready to listen to, accompany and assist those among us who suffered childhood sexual abuse in our schools, orphanages and parishes." 

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Catholic Observer

DONG AND KARL TO BE ORDAINED AS PRIESTS


Bishop Michael McKenna has announced he will ordain Deacons Dong Van Nguyen and Karl Sinclair to the priesthood on Friday 21st February 2020 inthe Cathedral of St Michael and St John, at 7.30pm 

Please keep Deacon Dong and Deacon Karl in your prayers during this last phase of their formation on their journey to priesthood.

BISHOP FREEZES CATHOLIC SCHOOL FEES ACROSS THE DIOCESE

Bishop Michael McKenna has come to this decision due to the ongoing severe drought conditions that are having a devastating effect across all communities within the Diocese MORE>


SAFE CHURCH AWARENESS TRAINING

The aim of the Safe Church Awareness Training is to equip individuals in safeguarding best practice. The next workshop will be held at Orange on 24th November and 1st December. More information and registration details can be found HERE>


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