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Diocesan E-News
Faith in Life
The Word of God this week


Take some time to reflect on the Scripture Readings for the coming Sunday.

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Coming Events
Still Time to Join In!


In excess of 155 participants from all parts of the Diocese have so far registered for the E-Conference on St Paul to be held on next Tuesday, June 30th. With the aim of highlighting the legacy of St Paul for the Catholic community, the format of the Year of St Paul National E-Conference will allow the Church across Australia to take part in an exciting innovation in a cost effective way. The conference is structured to allow participants to receive the input from the presenters and then participate in a structured process in each local site.

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At Your Service
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Thursday, 25 June 2009

General News
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YEAR OF THE PRIEST

With the Year of St. Paul (June 2008 – June 2009) reaching its conclusion, Pope Benedict has announced the inauguration of a “Year for Priests” from June 2009 – June 2010.

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Focus On
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ST FRANCIS XAVIER WINS AWARD

St. Francis Xavier Primary School, Ballarat East recently received a ‘Certificate of Recognition’ at the Regional Landcare Awards.

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IN LOVING MEMORY

Many around the Diocese will be saddened to hear of the death of Helen Roberts.

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In the Parishes
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EXPERIENCING CHANGE

Recently the Parishes of Bungaree and Gordon with the communities of Ballan, Springbank, Clarks Hill & Dunnstown have undergone many changes.

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Diocesan News
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ANNUAL CLERGY IN-SERVICE

Many of the priests of the Diocese gathered in Ballarat last week at the Mid City Motor Inn for their annual In-Service.

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