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  1. New Resource Supports Faith Formation in Catholic Schools

    New Resource Supports Faith Formation in Catholic Schools 22 Mar 2017 | Catholic education leaders have gathered in North Sydney to celebrate the launch of a new National Catholic Education Commission resource to support...

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  2. New guidelines bring clarity for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability

    New guidelines bring clarity for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability 10 Mar 2017 | The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference recently launched guidelines about the appropriate sacramental preparation for people with disability.

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  3. Over 300 soon-to-be Catholics welcomed at Rite of Election

    Over 300 soon-to-be Catholics welcomed at Rite of Election 10 Mar 2017 | 287 catechumens preparing for Baptism, first Eucharist and Confirmation, and 42 candidates preparing for their first Eucharist and Confirmation...

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  4. 9 things to try this Lent

    9 things to try this Lent 7 Mar 2017 | If you feel you have had a pretty weak start to Lent, and are wondering what to do, don't despair.

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  5. Sackcloth and Ashes: Archbishop Anthony Fisher's Pastoral Message to the Priests and People of Sydney, Lent 2017

    Sackcloth and Ashes: Archbishop Anthony Fisher's Pastoral Message to the Priests and People of Sydney, Lent 2017 28 Feb 2017 | On Friday last the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse concluded its hearings into the Catholic Church.

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  6. From the Silver Screen to the Sanctuary: Father John Nguyen OFM Cap

    From the Silver Screen to the Sanctuary: Father John Nguyen OFM Cap 28 Feb 2017 | St Mary's Cathedral was filled to capacity on Friday evening to witness Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP ordain Father John Nguyen OFM Cap., the Capuchin Friars' newest priest.

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A song to help young men find their vocation

Fr. Mark Baumgarten, from the Archdiocese of Perth, in Australia's west coast, is sending shock waves through the Internet with his song, "This Is What I've Always Wanted." This Aussie priest has been a keen musician since he was very young, when he played as a background pianist in river cruises. Later in his life, he found his vocation, but it never interfered with his passion.

Vatican News

  1. This is what mercy sounds like, in Rome

    This is what mercy sounds like, in Rome Poetry, music, and art. That is what Michael Campbell has put together to produce a sensory experience of mercy in "Faces of Mercy."

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  2. The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit!

    The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit! Dispute being 79-years-old, Pope Francis shows no sign of slowing down. After braving the intense Roman heat during the canonization ceremony that lasted for more than two hours in Saint Peter's, he still had one more activity on his already busy agenda for that day.

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  3. Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far

    Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far An estimated 13 million pilgrims have participated in the Jubilee of Mercy, since Pope Francis inaugurated the Holy Year on December 8, 2015.

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  4. Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe

    Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe The Clementine Hall of the Vatican hosted a very special celebration ... that began with this embrace.

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  5. Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis

    Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis More than 6,000 young men were participants in the Jubilee for priests and seminarians.

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