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The churches in our Dioceses are now all open for public worship, with current COVID regulations in place. MORE>
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LECTURE TO MARK 25th ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL CENTRE FOR PASTORAL RESEARCH
Bishop McKenna will deliver an online lecture: ‘How do we know what we don’t know?' on Wednesday 17 November 2021.
Hosted by the Australian Catholic University, the lecture is free and open to all, but registration is essential by 15 Ocober. MORE>
WORLD MISSION MONTH
World Mission Month continues until the end of October, with the focus this year on the needs of the missionary church in Thailand and the particular ministries of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. Donations to the Appeal can be made at https://www.catholicmission.org.au/ or via this QR code...
SYNOD OF BISHOPS
Catholics across Australia are invited to participate in a period of local consultation for the next international Synod of Bishops, which has the theme: “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission”. The People of God are invited to use a guided, prayerful reflection method to consider a series of questions and make submissions via an online portal. Those submissions will help the Bishops develop a national report to support the global process leading to an international gathering in 2023. MORE>