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Faith in Life
SUNDAY'S GOSPEL

Take time to read and reflect on this Sunday's readings.

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Coming Events

Ballarat Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Renewal invites you to a Weekend Retreat directed by Father Brendan Smith at Norval Conference Centre, Halls Gap from 8.00 p.m. on Friday  27th November to Sunday 29th November at 2.00 p.m. Cost is $145.00 all inclusive, BYO Towels, Linen, Bible. Further information: Joan DeVoy 5570 0558 or Mary Rita Thomas 5358 1533

The Aquinas Social Concerns Committee is pleased to advise that Reverend Tim Costello has agreed to deliver this year’s Annual Aquinas Public Lecture on Thursday November 12 - Mulkearns Lecture Theatre, ACU Ballarat Campus 1200 Mair St Ballarat at 7:30pm.

Volunteer Teachers for East Timor - An information morning about ‘T4T” (Teachers for Timor) an English Support Program for the community of Ainaro in East Timor, will be held at St. Aloysius Parish Centre, Redan, on Saturday 7th November from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. followed by a BYO shared lunch. We are seeking volunteer teachers for Terms 3 and 4, 2010. Contact: Julie Chandler: 0438 568 662, Tricia Walsh: 0427 153 465, Rob Gray: 0438 396 163.

At Your Service
CENTACARE PROGRAMS

Centacare continues the Family Relationship Service Program for 2009.

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Wednesday, 4 November 2009

General News
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GORDON ART SHOW

St Patrick’s School, Gordon recently held a Fete and Art Show. 

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NEW BUILDING FOR EMMANUEL COLLEGE

Last Wednesday Emmanuel College, Warrnambool opened their new Science and Food Technology building.   

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Coming Events
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ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

A Mass celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the arrival  of the Sisters of St Joseph (Josephites) at St Michael’s Primary School in Springbank will take place on 
Sunday November 15th  at 11.00am.   

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BOOK SALE

A reminder that Julie from Pauline Books and Media will be at the Diocesan Resource Centre this Monday (9th) afternoon with a wonderful collection of resources to peruse and to buy.     

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2009 BISHOP'S FORUM ON SOCIAL JUSTICE

The 2009 Australian Bishops’ Social Justice Statement "And You Shall Be My Witnesses: Young People and Social Justice" will be launched by Bishop Connors on Friday, 6th November, 2009 at 7.30 pm at St. Alipius Parish Hall, Victoria Street, Ballarat.

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Diocesan News
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PASTORAL ASSOCIATES MEET

Last week, Oct 28-30, twenty Pastoral Associates from across the Diocese met for their Annual Gathering at Halls Gap.

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MARKING MISSION MONTH

During Mission Month, the students in our diocesan schools undertook projects to support the work of Catholic Mission.

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