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Religious called to ‘Wake up the world’

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Parramatta’s Diocesan Administrator, Very Rev Peter G Williams, with Sr Ailsa Mackinnon RSM and keynote speaker Rev Fr Aloysious Mowe SJ. Photography: Alfred Boudib

By Sr Ailsa Mackinnon RSM

In this Year of Consecrated Life Pope Francis has encouraged those in consecrated life to ‘Wake up the world’. Certainly the religious of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta were woken by the words of Fr Aloysious Mowe SJ.

The occasion was a gathering at the St John Paul II Centre at Marayong on 15 April when 75 men and women religious came together to pray, to share a meal and to enjoy each other's company.

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WYD16 Invitation to Info Nights

An invitation from Catholic Youth Parramatta to its World Youth Day Krakow 2016 Pilgrim Information Evenings & WYD Group Leaders Information Night in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta

The WYD Group Leaders Information Night will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary St Marys Parish on Monday 25 May from 7pm to 9pm.

The Pilgrim Information Evenings will be held at several Parishes throughout the Diocese between Tuesday 12 May and Tuesday 16 June. For full details, visit the new Catholic Youth Parramatta World Youth Day site.


We can be heroes

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It’s not all work and no play: Joe Murphy and fellow seminarians from Holy Spirit Seminary take on seminarians from the Neocatechumenal Way in a soccer friendly. Photography: Alphonsus Fok

By Elizabeth Scully, Catholic Outlook April 2015

Joe Murphy, 23, is a key player in the Holy Spirit Seminary soccer team. Yet Joe doesn’t list the likes of Tim Cahill or Tomi Juric among his heroes.

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