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South Melbourne shares the joy … and the food South Melbourne shares the joy … and the food

South Melbourne shares the joy … and the food

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Media and Communications Office  It’s now an annual event, and fast becoming a very popular destination for Christmas shoppers, Christmas carollers and Christmas eaters south of the Yarra.The Christmas Carols and Twilight Market event at Sts Peter and Paul’s in South Melbourne again this year attracted festive merrymakers and young families, as all and sundry arrived to browse through this year’s fascinating market stalls, wolf down some scrumptious cakes and savouries (as well as the snags on the sausage sizzle), and lay back to some live Christmas music both...

Hey, Wood you listen to this man play!

Wednesday 20 December 2017

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If a luminary is someone whose knowledge, skills or talent enlighten or inspire others, or make something crystal clear, then Thomas Heywood could be considered a luminary in every sense. Acclaimed as one of the world’s finest virtuoso organists, Thomas Heywood is giving a Christmas organ recital Friday evening at St Patrick’s Cathedral, 22 December.

A time for celebration

Tuesday 19 December 2017


As Christmas nears and the year comes to a close, many celebrations begin to take place in each of our lives. Last week at CatholicCare, celebrations were held for three refugee programs in Melton, Sunshine and Wyndham Vale; programs designed to support refugees, to teach them new skills and knowledge, and to provide a sense of community and belonging.

Report released, Archbishop Denis Hart addresses media in Melbourne

Friday 15 December 2017

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has handed the final report of its five-year inquiry. The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart, in his role as President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, held a media conference at St Patrick's Centre in Melbourne on Friday.

Middle Park: Through a glass … beautifully

Wednesday 13 December 2017

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For many years, the Carmelite order has managed and administered the Archdiocesan parish of Port Melbourne/Middle Park, through its two beautiful churches, St Joseph’s in Rouse Street, Port Melbourne, and the stunning red brick masterpiece, Our Lady of Mt Carmel, on the corner of Richardson and Wright Streets in Middle Park.

Our recent visit to the parish took us to Middle Park, particularly to admire the church’s tour de force glass window, a feature of Our Lady of Mt Carmel for the past 10 years since its historic installation.

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