Relationships, Intimacy and Holiness: How Catholicism is meeting the Challenge of a Hyper-sexualised Culture

Deacon Harold
 

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, affectionately known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon”, is heading to Rouse Hill to deliver a speech for Faith at the Fiddler. 

The topic for the evening is ‘Relationships, Intimacy and Holiness: How Catholicism is meeting the Challenge of a Hyper-sexualised Culture’. Deacon Harold will explore how today’s culture portrays human sexuality in an overtly materialistic and often debased manner.

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Nuncio receives a warm welcome from Filipino Catholic community

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Photographs: Alfred Boudib

 

Filipino Catholics in Western Sydney turned out in force to welcome the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia, Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, on Sunday 26 July 2015. A Mass in St Michael’s Church in Blacktown was followed by a celebratory lunch. 

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Caritas moves mountains in Nepal to help over 300,000 people

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Elderly gentleman in Kavre district with the household items he has received from Caritas - Credit Caritas Australia



Three months after Nepal was devastated by one of the largest earthquakes to hit the country, Caritas Australia thanks and acknowledges the extraordinary support of the Catholic community in supporting the Catholic Church’s emergency relief efforts in some of the hardest hit and most remote areas of the country.

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‘A perfect storm' - The complexity of housing affordability

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Employment growth must target permanent employment as the key focus so that more workers and their families can access the ‘great Aussie dream’.

 

By John Kelly, Catholic Outlook, July 2015 

Considerable discussion has taken place recently regarding housing affordability. The Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey, has a particular view of how people can afford a ‘good home’, while the Council of Social Service of New South Wales (NCOSS) sees the phasing out of negative gearing tax benefits as a critical lever in increasing housing affordability. 

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New safeguarding initiative launched

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The Catholic Diocese of Parramatta is attempting to reach out to unknown survivors of abuse who have been harmed as a consequence of their engagement in ministries of the Diocese. 

This outreach campaign is being promoted through parishes, Catholic schools, ministries, Church agencies and the wider community.

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Relationships, Intimacy and Holiness: How Catholicism is meeting the Challenge of a Hyper-sexualised Culture

Relationships, Intimacy and Holiness: How Catholicism is meeting the Challenge of a Hyper-sexualised Culture
28/07/2015

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, affectionately known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon”, is heading to Rouse Hill to deliver a speech for Faith at the Fiddler.


Nuncio receives a warm welcome from Filipino Catholic community

Nuncio receives a warm welcome from Filipino Catholic community
27/07/2015

Filipino Catholics in Western Sydney turned out in force to welcome the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia, Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, on Sunday 26 July 2015.


Caritas moves mountains in Nepal to help over 300,000 people

Caritas moves mountains in Nepal to help over 300,000 people
23/07/2015

Three months after Nepal was devastated by one of the largest earthquakes to hit the country, Caritas Australia thanks and acknowledges the extraordinary support of the Catholic community.

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