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Narrow defeat for NSW assisted dying bill

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November 22, 2017

Article appeared on CathNews, published on 17 November 2017:  It was an emotional debate in the NSW upper house, with many MPs tearing up as they made their pleas for and against. Even if the proposed legislation passed the upper house, it would have likely fallen through in the Legislative Assembly with both Premier Gladys… Read More ›

‘Dear friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 2 November 2017

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv. Image: Diocese of Parramatta. Homily for the Solemn Mass for the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Soul’s Day) at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. 2nd November 2017 Dear friends, Today, we remember those who have passed from this life with faith, hope and trust in the promise… Read More ›

Reflection Day for Women, Saturday 25th Nov 2017

To download flyer please click on this link: Reflection day for Women 25 Nov 2017

Men, Women & the Mystery of love

Report written by Karin Abrams, Coordinator Marriage Education Support and Enrichment  in the Life, Marriage & Family Office, Diocese of Parramatta MEN, WOMEN AND THE MYSTERY OF LOVE Guest Speaker: Dr Edward Sri The 2017 Faith in Marriage Seminar 8th September 2017 Dr Edward Sri, a theologian, author and well known Catholic speaker from the Augustine… Read More ›

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

An update from Mr. Greg Donnelly MLC regarding the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017…. Parliament of New South Wales The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 is currently before the Legislative Council. The following link will take you to the webpage relating to the bill https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/bills/Pages/bill-details.aspx?pk=3422. Further debate on the bill was expected yesterday, but did not… Read More ›

Waiting for Gabriel-Seminar for Couples hoping to conceive

Waiting for Gabriel-Seminar for Couples hoping to conceive The Life, Marriage & Family Office will be hosting a seminar entitled Waiting for Gabriel – A seminar for Couples Hoping to Conceive. This topic is of particular interest to couples that are trying to conceive a child where they may have infertility issues and are seeking… Read More ›

Weekly Prayer Intention for the Month of October

Nationwide Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Families Visit http://www.acmfc.org.au  for more information.  Week 1 Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: This week we pray for the flourishing of marriages and families in Australia. Please make this your intention during Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, parish rosaries and prayer… Read More ›

National Month of Prayer & Fasting for Families-October 2017

The Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council (ACMFC), a Council of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, produced great resources: posters, prayers, bulletin notices, information and social media graphics that will provide parishes, schools and community groups with many opportunities to raise awareness for the Nationwide Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families in October.. The resources… Read More ›

It’s OK to VOTE ‘NO’

#itsOKtoVoteNo