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Walking in the footsteps of saints with Austin Cooper

Monday 26 March 2018

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Have you ever wondered what it is like to walk in the footsteps of the saints that came before us? Theology and history in action is what Rev Prof Austin Cooper delivers with his pilgrimages to Europe. He takes people on trips to Abbotsford and the Island of Iona in Scotland and other places of significant importance culturally and spiritually for the church.

Archbishop Denis Hart’s Easter Message 2018: Healed by Jesus’ wounds

Tuesday 27 March 2018

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In releasing his Easter Message to the Melbourne Archdiocese for 2018, Archbishop Denis Hart observes that in all of the gospels’ Resurrection stories, Jesus appears still wounded, a parallel between the risen Jesus and ourselves, as a wounded community, a hurting world. Amidst the joy and the beauty of our lives, there will still be wounds, he reminds us. It is in our own closeness to the wounded and yet resurrected Christ that our own wounds may, in fact, bring healing to others.

Walk for Refugees takes to the city streets again in 2018

Monday 26 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

The Melbourne Archdiocese’s Office for Justice and Peace, along with the Melbourne Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office, joined forces today to present a powerful 40 minutes of prayer for asylum seekers and refugees at St Patrick’s Cathedral in East Melbourne, followed by a procession to the Melbourne State Library for the annual Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees.
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