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Diocesan E-News
Faith in Life
Sunday Scriptures


Take time with this week’s Readings. Reflections on the readings during the Christmas season will be available from the website.

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Coming Events
Christmas Dinner at Wendouree


Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Wendouree is again holding its annual Christmas Day Dinner.

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Diocesan News
Ecumenism at Work


The Ballarat Diocesan Commission for Ecumenism and Interfaith Relations Commission met again recently.

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Annual Christmas Appeal


Bishop Connors once again launches the Annual Christmas Appeal - one way by which the Diocese can respond to the many people and communities around the world who turn to us for assistance. 

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Diocesan Fact File
Diocesan E-News


This is the last issue for 2008. The E-News will resume on January 28, 2009.

Office Closures

Details of Diocesan Offices closures over the Christmas period.

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Thursday, 18 December 2008

General News
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DAMASCUS COLLEGE 'ON THE MOVE'

Recent events at Damascus College Ballarat show a College ‘on the move’! Stage 1 of the “One Campus” project will be completed this week and their Energy Breakthrough Team capped off a successful year. 

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A NOTE FROM FRANK

Palms Australia recruited Frank Hanrahan, a carpenter from Bungaree to work in Madang for two years. Recently he wrote back to the Bungaree community.

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In the Parishes
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MUSIC OF TONGA

The music of Tonga was loud and clear when Sacred Heart Parish, Mildura was visited by students, parents, teachers and ex students from the Marist School ‘Apifoou’ in Tonga on December 11, 2008.

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Diocesan News
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BISHOP'S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

A Christmas message from Bishop Connors.

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FAREWELL TO STACEY

This week the Diocese farewells Stacey Atkins, Diocesan World Youth Day Coordinator.

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