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GCCM_5th Anniversary – 15th January 2020

https://catholicclimatemovement.global/ From: catholicclimatemovement.global Sent: Friday, January 10, 2020 Subject: Tough Times Call for Hope! Dear friends, The climate crisis doesn’t take holidays. We’re redoubling our efforts.   As we enter 2020 together, we see that the climate crisis doesn’t take holidays. Australia: our brothers and sisters flee wildfires by the thousands–with untold loss of life… Continue Reading GCCM_5th Anniversary – 15th January 2020

53rd World Day of Peace_01 January 2020

Peace as a Journey of Hope (pdf) (Message from Pope Francis)   Evangelisation Prayer intention for evangelisation ? Promotion of World Peace We pray that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world. https://youtu.be/Q_wlGnv0xNE 02 Jan 2020 Pope’s January prayer intention: Promotion of world peace Pope… Continue Reading 53rd World Day of Peace_01 January 2020

Be an Angel this Christmas: Buy a Global Gift

  Global Gift Poster (PDF) CHRISTMAS COLLECTION as a GLOBAL GIFT At Christmas time, so special for children & families here in Australia, it’s appropriate that we take the opportunity to share our Christmas with children & families in far less privileged circumstances. Your parish may choose to support this through a Christmas collection for CARITAS GLOBAL… Continue Reading Be an Angel this Christmas: Buy a Global Gift

ARCHBISHOP COSTELLOE SDB STATEMENT: SEAL OF CONFESSION

  ARCHBISHOP COSTELLOE SDB STATEMENT: SEAL OF CONFESSION 05 December 2019 On Thursday November 28, while I was attending the annual November meeting of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Melbourne, the Western Australian Government issued a media release announcing its intention to expand the categories of people designated as mandatory reporters in relation to… Continue Reading ARCHBISHOP COSTELLOE SDB STATEMENT: SEAL OF CONFESSION

Closing Mass – Australian Catholic Youth Festival Perth 2019 (Tuesday, 10th December 2019 @ 4:00pm – 9:00pm)

    ACYF Festival Formation Sessions (PDF) ACYF-Pilgrimage-Outdoor-Closing-Mass-FAQ-2019.pdf   ACYF 2019 Prayer   Holy Spirit, Breath of God, you come to us in the stillness and silence of this Great South Land. Give us the courage to open our hearts and ears, to listen to your voice as we seek to foster the growth of your Church… Continue Reading Closing Mass – Australian Catholic Youth Festival Perth 2019 (Tuesday, 10th December 2019 @ 4:00pm – 9:00pm)

Intl Day of Persons with Disabilities_Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

  Bishop urges leadership roles for people with disability Leave a Reply The Bishop Delegate for Disability Issues has used his message for the International Day of People with Disability to call on Catholic communities across Australia to invite people with disability to take up leadership positions. The theme for the 2019 celebration, held on… Continue Reading Intl Day of Persons with Disabilities_Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for December 2019

Universal: That every country determine to take the necessary measures to make the future of the very young, especially those who suffer, a priority. ‘Those who protect children are on God’s side and triumph over those who oppress them. Let us free every child from every form of exploitation’. Pope Francis Pope’s December prayer intention:… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for December 2019

40th anniversary for St Francis of Assisi being declared the Patron Saint for Ecology (Friday, 29th November 2019)

  Pope St John Paul stated (Easter Sunday, 06/04/1980): “St Francis was an example of genuine and deep respect for the integrity of creation… he invited all creation: animals, plants, natural forces, even Brother Sun and Sister Moon… to give honour and praise to the Lord”   Most High, all-powerful, good Lord, yours is the praise, the… Continue Reading 40th anniversary for St Francis of Assisi being declared the Patron Saint for Ecology (Friday, 29th November 2019)

16 Days of Prayer Against Domestic and Family Violence_25th November – 10th December 2019

Prayer to End Domestic Violence DV Catholic Teaching (2018) The Centrality of the Image of God The dignity of women as one part of the image of God is inextricably tied to who God is. Tamie Davis lives in Tanzania where her family partners with CMS Australia and Tanzania Fellowship of Evangelical Students. She is… Continue Reading 16 Days of Prayer Against Domestic and Family Violence_25th November – 10th December 2019

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for November 2019

Universal: That a spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation emerge in the Near East, where diverse religious communities share their lives together.   Pope’s November prayer intention: For dialogue in Middle East Pope Francis releases a video message accompanying his prayer intention for November, which is that interreligious dialogue and peace may reign in the… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for November 2019

National Prayer Campaign for People Affected by Drought

Click on the below link to access the full article which was reflected in the eRecord… NATIONAL: Catholic Church announces national drought prayer campaign The Catholic Church in Australia is dedicating the month of November as a time to pray for those affected by crippling drought conditions and to pray for the gift of rain.… Continue Reading National Prayer Campaign for People Affected by Drought

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