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Local Life: Grenfell, Waramanga, Murrumburrah, Canberra

Fr Joe Neonbasu celebrated Mass with students and staff at St Joseph’s Primary Grenfell Mass with joy and energy Fr Joe Neonbasu celebrated Mass with students and staff at St […]


A new chapter for young professionals

Archdiocesan Pastoral and Mission Formation Coordinator Christian Nobleza About 40 people gathered at St Christopher’s Pastoral Centre last night to launch a new chapter for young adult ministry across the […]


Sight of Our Lady enchants young students

Visit of Our Lady’s statue to St Patrick’s, Braddon What scene could be so riveting to a group of children that they drop everything and clasp their hands in prayer? […]


Book Review: Observations on the Pell Proceedings

Observations on the Pell Proceedings By Frank Brennan SJ Robert Harris published Munich in 2017. I couldn’t put it down. Frank Brennan SJ published Observations on the Pell Proceedings in […]


The Gift of our Children

New Website: Professional Standards and Safeguarding
The Archdiocese has developed a series of support documents to assist each Parish and faith community in implementing the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Policy. >> Read more


Marriage and Family Life - Formation and Support

New Website: Marriage and Family
Pope Francis has announced the Year Amoris Laetitia Family extending from March 2021 to June 2022. >> Read more


Plenary Council Discussions

To prepare for the Plenary Council of Australia in October, Archbishop Prowse will be hosting a series of meetings via Zoom for each Deanery location which everyone is welcome to attend. To find out details about the meetings and to register please go to
A copy of the working document ‘Continuing the Journey’ can also be downloaded from the website.


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