Catholic Schools at Crossroads

Posted August 7, 2007
Bishops Say Catholic Schools at a Crossroads The Bishops of NSW and the ACT have released a pastoral letter inviting Catholic educational leaders, staff, parents and the broader Catholic community to reflect on the nature and role of Catholic schools and where they are headed. Speaking at the public launch of the document at the… View Article

Mass to Celebrate the Centenary of St. Carthage’s Cathedral Lismore

Posted August 7, 2007
The Most Rev Geoffrey Jarrett DD Bishop of Lismore warmly invites all to Vigil Mass on Saturday 18th August 2007 at 5.00pm in St Carthage’s Cathedral, Lismore to celebrate the Centenary of the Opening & Blessing of the Cathedral by His Eminence Cardinal Patrick Francis Moran on 18th August 1907. The principal celebrant will be… View Article

Catholics Urged to Consider Common Good When Voting

Posted August 7, 2007
Australia’s Catholic Bishops have issued a statement urging Catholics to consider the common good when casting their vote in the Federal Election to be held later this year. The statement, approved by the nation’s 42 Bishops, raises a number of key issues for people to consider as they weigh things up in the approach to… View Article

Death of Father Tom McEvoy

Posted August 1, 2007
A retired priest of the diocese and the former parish priest of Kingscliff, Father Tom McEvoy, has died. Aged 96 and in the 73rd year of Priesthood, his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church Kingscliff at 11am on Friday 3rd August.

Catholic Social Services Australia

Posted July 14, 2007
INVESTING IN SOCIETY MAKES ECONOMIC SENSE Catholic Social Services Australia’s Executive Director, Frank Quinlan today welcomed the vision for social change outlined by Deputy Opposition Leader, Julia Gillard, in her address to the Sydney Institute entitled ‘The Economics of Social Inclusion’. ‘Putting people first, especially those at the margins of society, must be a major… View Article