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Catholic Voice News


Tales from the ‘ole school days’; celebrating grandparents and the elderly

Grandmother Jo Morgan with daughter Madeleine Reid and grandchildren Jack and Amber. Pope Francis said they are “the bread that nourishes our life”. He was referring to the world’s older […]


Archbishop Prowse Pastoral Letter: Breathe in …. Breathe out

Breathe in …. Breathe out: On evangelisation and the plenary council of Australia “…Receive the power of the Holy Spirit which will come on you, and then you will be […]


Archbishop Prowse responds to Pope’s Apostolic Letter on the Latin Mass

Archbishop Christopher Prowse has emphasised the importance of reading calmly Pope Francis’s recent document on the Latin Mass. He also underlined the need to understand exactly what its teaching contained. […]


Marymead and CatholicCare to merge

Anne Kirwan, has been appointed the Group CEO of Marymead CatholicCare Marymead and CatholicCare are to merge, following a review by the consultancy firm, KBWest Advisory. The new body will […]


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


Archdiocesan response to Marymead and CatholicCare Review

A review has been undertaken into the future governance and operational arrangements for Marymead and CatholicCare.

Reasons given for the review included the rapid growth in population, changes to the community and social services sector, and a desire to deepen the mission of caring for those in need.

Read the full statement here.


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