Fr Chris Dixon, the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta representative at the Beatification of John Paul II, reports from Rome on the Mass of Thanksgiving.
Fr Chris Dixon, the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta representative at the Beatification of John Paul II, reports from Rome on the Vigil and Beatification Mass.
The faithful filled Rome's St Peter's Square in their hundreds of thousands to hear Pope Benedict XVI proclaim John Paul II a Blessed.
A Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker from Australian Catholic Social Justice Council Chairman, Bishop of Broome Most Rev Christopher Saunders DD.
Institute For Mission, the Parramatta Diocesan Centre for Catholic Adult Faith Formation, is one of the ‘eSites’ which will be hosting the Broken Bay Institute’s ‘The Holy Spirit’ eConference on Thursday 19 May.
Sydney's St Mary's Cathedral forecourt will host a special festival event from midday Sunday 1 May in celebration of John Paul II's beatification.
After successful Open Days in the past two years, the Sisters of St Joseph will again open the doors of Mary MacKillop Place at Mount Street North Sydney for the 2011 Open Day on Sunday 1 May.
The first weekend in May will see the commencement of the 2011 National Count of Attendance, a project which aims to ascertain the practicing population of Australia’s Catholics.
The beatification of John Paul II will be webcast live from Rome by Catholic social networking site Xt3.com from 6pm Sydney time on Sunday 1 May.
John Paul II's beatification will emphasise the richness of John Paul II's personality, and the impact of his pontificate on the life of the diocese of Rome and on the whole world, says the Vatican.