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Faith in Life
Sunday's Gospel


This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. Take time to reflect of the Gospel of the day.

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In the Parishes
Celebration in Red Cliffs


St Joseph’s Primary School, Red Cliffs
invites families, friends, parishioners, past students and teachers to join them in celebrating 75 years of Catholic Education on Saturday, 7th and 8th June 2008.

 

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Coming Events
History of Centacare


CENTACARE
, formerly known as The Ballarat Diocesan Family Service, is 30 years old.  We are compiling a history of those years and invite anyone who has had contact with the agency, either as an employee or customer, to provide some feedback about their experience.  Please send anything you are happy to share - photos included - to Terry Ranger, Centacare, P.O. Box 2537, Bakery Hill, Ballarat 3354; or email rangers@ncable.net.au 

Public Address Rescheduled


The public address to be given by Reverend Tim Costello entitled ‘The State of the Australian Family’ has been rescheduled. 

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Thursday, 22 May 2008

General News
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RECONNECTING!

At the recent Australian Bishops’ Conference the Bishops approved the use of a new strategy that seeks to "reconnect" lapsed Catholics to the Church.

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Faith in Life
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HONOURING 50 YEARS OF SERVICE

At the beginning of Catholic Education Week Sr. Luke Kenna was honoured for her 50 years of service to Catholic Education. 

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Diocesan News
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CATHOLIC EDUCATION WEEK

The celebration of Catholic Education Week around the Diocese commenced with a Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral celebrated by Bishop Connors.

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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATORS MEET

The Religious Education Coordinators of the Primary and Secondary Schools of the Diocese met at Halls Gap for their Biennial Conference on 19th and 20th May, 2008. 

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DIOCESE RECEIVES A SPECIAL GIFT

A cross was especially designed for the Diocese of Ballarat in sincere appreciation for their support of Indigenous Young People of the Darwin Diocese in their dream to participate in World Youth Day Sydney in 2008.

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