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General News
ACBC Pastoral Letter

The Catholic Bishops of Australia have issued a Pastoral Letter, "You Will Be My Witnesses" linking WYD, re-connecting and sharing hope.  READ HERE

Focus On
WYD08- Catch it on SBS

SBS will be broadcasting the main events live as well as having some highlights packages.
WYD08 will be the largest gathering of young Catholics ever to be held in Australia so tune in and try and spot the Eureka Flag and the 400 strong Ballarat contingent.

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Faith in Life
Gospel reflection

Take time to reflect on the gospel reading for the coming weekend, the fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

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Diocesan News
Annual in-Service

From June 23-26, priests of the Diocese, Parish Leaders, Pastoral Associates and REC staff gathered in Ballarat to learn from Fr. Denis Edwards.

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CPE GRADUATION

Six Clinical Pastoral Education Students graduate from St John of God Hospital, Warrnambool after an intensive twelve weeks of study.

 

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Friday, 4 July 2008

Faith in Life
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DEATH OF FR. PADDY BOHAN

Bishop Connors has announced the sad news of the death, this morning, of Fr. Paddy Bohan, a well-loved priest of the Diocese. Recently, Fr. Bohan reflected on his life as a priest, a wonderful memory of him.

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In the Parishes
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BEATING THE TYRANNY OF DISTANCE

St Michael’s School, Springbank and St Patrick’s, Gordon have purchased a second-hand bus.

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Coming Events
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WYD DUTCH PILGRIMS NEED PLACE TO STAY

Dutch Pilgrims coming to Ballarat after WYD 2008 are still in need of a place to stay when they visit. 

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Diocesan News
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SPIRITUALITY CONFERENCE

Staff from all Central Zone Catholic Primary Schools, along with a number of staff from Secondary Schools and other Zones attended a spirituality conference, titled ‘We are One’ – Receivers and Bearers of the Mission.

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