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August 29, 2020
Social Justice Statement 2020-2021
The Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2020-2021, "To Live Life to the Full: Mental health in Australia today", has been released ahead of the Church’s Social Justice Sunday, which will be celebrated on August 30 this year.
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August 25, 2020
Catholic leaders publish report on Church governance
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have just published the report The Light from the Southern Cross: Promoting Co-Responsible Governance in the Catholic Church in Australia.
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August 15, 2020
ACBC Catholic Mens Gathering 2020
he Bishops of Australia invite all Catholic men, especially those involved in parishes, men’s groups, movements, societies and fellowships from around Australia, to a day of gathering
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August 6, 2020
Drawing on the wisdom of Saint Mary MacKillop through National Vocations Awareness Week
The Sisters of Saint Joseph share their message of hope and faith. St Mary MacKillop’s enduring wisdom can speak today during National Vocations Week from August 2 – 9, 2020.
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August 5, 2020
Next step on Plenary Council journey
As part of the ongoing journey for the Plenary Council, work has commenced on the preparation of the instrumentum laboris, or working document, for the Council. Fr Kevin Lenehan is part of the instrumentum laboris writing team.
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August 4, 2020
Position Vacant for a Pastoral Care Practitioner – Prison Ministry
CatholicCare are seeking a Pastoral Care Practitioner to join the Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care Team in Ararat and Trawalla
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Easter Message from Bishop Paul Bird
Bishop Paul's Easter Message
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First assembly of Plenary Council postponed
In response to the dramatic changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the bishops of Australia have made the “difficult, but necessary” decision to postpone the first assembly of the Plenary Council.
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August 1, 2020
Coronavirus — information and advice
Updates and Information, resources and links to online Masses, in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
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