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General News
Diocesan E-News


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Faith in Life
Lenten Prayer


Contemplative Dialogue for Lent - St Patrick’s Cathedral Presbytery, Wednesday 11.00 – 11.50. Beginning Week 1 of Lent 24th Feb. and each Wednesday in Lent. All Welcome

A New Way to Pray
The Pray-as-you-go website from the Jesuits combined with your ipod or MP# player offers a new way for prayer and reflection every day. MORE

This Sunday's Gospel


Take a moment to reflect on the Gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent. MORE

From the Resource Centre

Looking for some spiritual reading over this Lenten period?

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In the Parishes
Catholic Teachers Commissioned


On Saturday February 13th, 2010 the staffs of the three Catholic schools in Mildura, were commissioned to carry on the work of Catholic Education in our Parish.

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Coming Events
International Women's Day


International Women’s Day has been observed since 1911 as the day connecting all women around the world. The theme this year is “Empowering women to end poverty by 2015.” Can it be done? 

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Thursday, 25 February 2010

General News
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EARTH HOUR AUSTRALIA 2010

It’s that time of year - Earth Hour is here again! Earth Hour is an Australian initiative that started in 2007 and has spread around the world.

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Faith in Life
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FOCUS ON THE NEW TRANSLATION OF THE MISSAL

Clergy, pastoral leaders and associates and interested lay people gathered in Ballarat and Warrnambool recently to hear information about the new English translation of the Roman Missal

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STUDENT LEADERS GATHER

On Shrove Tuesday the Student Leaders of the three Catholic Secondary Colleges in Ballarat gathered at St Patrick’s Cathedral for a Mass celebrated by Bishop Peter Connors.

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MERCY SISTER CELEBRATES JUBILEE

Recently, Sr. Carmel Setford rsm celebrated the vows she first made fifty years ago as a Sister of Mercy in the Ballarat East Congregation.

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Diocesan News
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COUNCIL FOR RELIGIOUS MEET

The Council of Religious for the Diocese of Ballarat held its first meeting for 2010 on 13 February at Nazareth House, Ballarat. 

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RITE OF ELECTION

Last Saturday, enthusiastic families and parishioners gathered with catechumens and candidates for the Rite of Election

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NEW PARISH LEADER APPOINTED

Sr. Pam Barlow rsm has been appointed as Parish Leader for St. Patrick’s Parish, Gordon.

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