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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 ›

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 ›

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

Time for Us to have a Family Weekend

Note registrations required by this Sunday 24th September.  Contact: juliebrcar@gmail.com, 0408 738 334 Mount Schoenstatt, 230 Fairlight Rd, Mulgoa             http://www.schoenstatt.org.au 

POSTAL PLEBISCITE-A CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR SAY

Vote No, to keep marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man! For Resources from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference go to https://www.catholic.org.au/plebiscite If you believe that the traditional definition of marriage has served society, families and children well, and should continue to be protected under the law, but maybe feel as… Read More ›

Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced

The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all votes must be received back by Tuesday, 7 November. (ABS strongly encourages… Read More ›