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Mums' Cottage celebrates 5th anniversary

Mums' Cottage celebrates 5th anniversary

Everyone knows the saying, ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’. This saying could be repurposed when referencing Mums’ Cottage in Holmesville to “Time flies when you’re helping someone’. Last week, Sr Helen Anne Johnson rsj and the thirty regular volunteers and many patrons of Mums’ Cottage celebrated its 5th birthday.

Sisters in Humanity

Sisters in Humanity

On the eve of International Women’s Day, women of faith gathered together for dinner at the Catholic diocesan offices. Anglicans, Catholics, Uniting Church members, Baptists and Muslims were all represented with over 60 women attending.

Palliative care practitioners speak out against euthanasia and assisted suicide

Palliative care practitioners speak out against euthanasia and assisted suicide

More than 30 of Australia and New Zealand’s top palliative care practitioners have joined forces to oppose the introduction of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, describing the practice as “unnecessary and unsafe”.

Luther's challenge to the Church, then and now

Luther's challenge to the Church, then and now

The Campion Lecture 2017, St Aloysius' College, Milson's Point, NSW, 2 March 2017

Young people have boots laced!

Young people have boots laced!

On Sunday Bishop Bill Wright announced the recipients of the Annual Bishop’s Awards.

Interfaith Forum 2017

Interfaith Forum 2017

The Catholic Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Council invites you to attend a number of Interfaith Forums to be held during the year.

Inaugural Magdalene Award recipient announced

Inaugural Magdalene Award recipient announced

Margo Nancarrow of Rutherford is the inaugural recipient of the Magdalene Award.

Answering the call for help

Answering the call for help

The Community Van which provides meals and social interaction with the homeless each Saturday afternoon at Islington Park has been off the road for repairs. As an interim measure the refugee services van has been used to transport the food items provide by OzHarvest to these clients.

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