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Year of Youth – Official image unveiled

Posted December 14, 2017
The official image for the Year of Youth has been unveiled at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney. The Catholic Bishops Year of Youth was launched in local communities around Australia on the first Sunday of Advent, Sunday, December 3, 2017 and the national launch took place with the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in… View Article

Perth announced as next ACYF venue as thousands flock to Mass in The Domain

Posted December 10, 2017
About 15,000 people gathered in Sydney’s Domain tonight for the final Mass of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival where it was announced that the next ACYF will be held in Perth, Western Australia. The outdoor Mass in the heart of Sydney was the biggest Catholic Mass held in Australia since World Youth Day in 2008…. View Article

Bishop Homeming’s Christmas Message 2017

Posted December 7, 2017
This year has raced by. It only feels like a month since I made my new year’s resolution, and it is now almost Christmas. I suspect that you are also wondering where 2017 has gone. 2017 was filled with the busyness, concerns, joys and sadnesses of our everyday lives. The year has come to a… View Article

Australian family to join international gathering of Catholic families

Posted November 3, 2017
The Hyland family from the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay in Sydney will represent the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference as their official family delegate at the World Meeting of Families (WMF) in Ireland next year. Shane and Leanne Hyland are members of St Mary of the Cross Church, Warnervale Parish, and have three children Joshua,… View Article

19,000+ Catholic school students start 2017 NSW HSC today

Posted October 16, 2017
A record 19,330 Catholic school students will start their NSW Higher School Certificate exams today. Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) – the state’s new representative body for Catholic education – said one in four students involved in the HSC is from a Catholic school, including some who will sit at least one HSC exam while still… View Article