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Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre Weekend Open Day

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Garry McLean and Sr Patricia Williams rsj, Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre

It was a lovely sunny start to our weekend open day on Saturday, 6 May. Our first visitors were at the door ready for the 10:00am opening and the opportunity to visit the Mary MacKillop Museum, the Chapel, temporary gallery, refreshments area and gift shop. By 11:00am fifteen visitors had also gathered for the Mary MacKillop Walking Tour with Sr Patricia Williams rsj and Ms Pauline D’Astoli as guide.  

Celebrating volunteers

Monday 8 May 2017

Catholic Social Services Victoria
National Volunteer Week, from 8 -14 May 2017, is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. According to Volunteering Australia, 5.8 million Australians or 31% of the population volunteer, making an estimated annual contribution of $290 billion to our economic and social good.

Invitation to visit a mosque this weekend

Friday 5 May 2017

Islamic Council of Victoria and Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission
Hundreds of Victorians are expected to head down to their local mosques on Sunday 7 May 2017, as part of Islamic Council of Victoria’s new state initiative Victorian Mosque Open Day, funded by the Victorian Multicultural Commission and Victorian Government (Office of Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion). The initiative has been jointly organised by the Christian organisation 'Pax Christi'.

Praying for vocations this Sunday

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Nathan Rawlins, Seminarian, Corpus Christi College

Every year on the 4th Sunday of Easter, seminarians are sent out to various parishes to join with local communities in the celebration of the Eucharist and share their personal vocations stories. The weekend is known as Good Shepherd Sunday or the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

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