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From the Resource Centre

During her recent visit to Australia, Benedictine Sister JOAN CHITTISTER launched her latest book, “Welcome to the Wisdom of the World and its Meaning for You.” 

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Coming Events

Centenary Celebrations for St Mary's Church,  Donald
 St. Mary’s Parish, Donald will mark the Centenary and refurbishing of their Church on 20th/ 21st October 2007. Exploring Spirituality Forum
The final Exploring Spirituality Forum “Spirituality and Art - Sharing and Conversation” will be held on Friday, 26 October, 2007.           
Social Justice StatementSocial Justice Sunday – September 30. To download the full text of the Statement go to www.socialjustice.catholic.org.au
Retreat in Daily Life
This year the annual three week retreat in daily life will be held in October, commencing Sunday October 7th. This is a wonderful opportunity to deepen your faith and develop your prayer life accompanied by an accredited spiritual guide who will meet with you twice each week. 

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September 2007

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CELEBRATING UNITY AND DIVERSITY

On the Sunday prior to the Feast of the Assumption the Indian/Sri Lankan parishioners of Sacred Heart Parish, Mildura led the community in honouring Mother Mary according to their rites and traditions.  The Indian/Sri Lankan community in Mildura is small in number but very significant in their presence and contribution to parish life.  

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SOCIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVES

Next Sunday, September 30, is SOCIAL JUSTICE SUNDAY when the Australian Bishops' Annual Statement on Social Justice is released. Related to this event is the endorsement by Bishop Connors of the recommendation of the Diocesan Pastoral Council regarding the establishment of the Diocesan Social Justice Reference Group (SJRG).

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Faith in Life
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REFLECT ON THE WORD

Take time to reflect on the Gospel for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Diocesan News
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WORLD YOUTH DAY UPDATE

Only 23 Days until the World Youth Day Cross of the Cross and Icon arrives at the border of Victoria from Port Pirie Diocese and begins its journey around our Diocese.

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WEBSITE TRAINING DAY

The first Website Training Day for Parish Communication Contacts took place on Friday, September 14. 

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