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St Mary Star of the Sea West Melbourne

St Mary Star of the Sea West Melbourne

Thursday 23 September 2010 By Fr Max Polak The year 2008 will remain an unforgettable one for the Catholic Church in Australia as the year that we hosted World Youth Day, and saw Pope Benedict XVI make his first official visit to this country. For the church and parish of St Mary Star of the Sea, West Melbourne it is additionally unforgettable because little more than a week before the first pilgrims began to arrive in Melbourne, interior restoration of this magnificent and historic church saw its completion.

Bishop Porteous discusses his latest publication

Bishop Porteous Thursday 23 September 2010

Bishop Julian Porteous, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney and Episcopal Vicar for Renewal and Evangelisation, has just published his latest book, A New Wine and Fresh Skins. While in Melbourne recently, he spoke to David Schütz about the book and its subject - ecclesial movements.


Archbishop's Dinner

archbishophart-100pxMonday 20 September 2010

The Priests Support and Education Fund was established by the Knights of the Southern Cross twelve years ago to raise funds for the education for seminarians and clergy in the four Victorian dioceses.