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God wants to build bridges not walls: Reflections on Pope Francis’ trip to the US

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 By Ben Smith, Director, Family and Life Office Family was at the core of Pope Francis’ trip to the USA at the end of September. He identified, in his General Audience on September 30 that his words and actions from the trip could be symbolised by this statement: “God always wants to build bridges; we… Read More ›

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World Meeting of Families: 22-27 September 2015-Two families to represent the Diocese of Parramatta

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The World Meeting of Families (WMoF) event was conceived by St Pope John Paul II in 1992 to look at strengthening the sacred bonds of the family unit across the globe. The first WMoF took place in Rome in 1994, the International Year of the Family. Every three years since 1994, families from all over… Read More ›

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Feast of St Joseph Men’s Breakfast – March 19

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The event will begin with 8am Mass for the Feast of St Joseph. The event will then move to the Cathedral Hall for breakfast where Paul Ninnes will address the gathering. Small group discussion will follow and the event will end with morning tea. A range of Men’s groups will be present to promote their… Read More ›