Melbourne News

We’re celebrating 11,581 years of marriage!

marriage_anniversary_100Wednesday 25 August 2010

On Sunday 22nd August, 262 couples joined Archbishop Denis Hart in marking a combined 11,581 years of marriage. The couples were celebrating jubilee anniversaries of 25, 40, 50, 60 and up to 71 years of Marriage. St Patrick’s Cathedral was filled to capacity with family and friends who shared the day with them.

St Anthony's Primary School, Lara celebrates

Lara Opening Archbishop Hart with the Andrews familyFriday 20 August 2010

On 17 August St Anthony's Primary School, Lara celebrated the blessing and opening of their new buildings. Archbishop Hart blessed the learning centre, which consists of six classrooms opening into a central gallery, and a multi-purpose hall.


New church at Drysdale officially opened

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On 28 July, Archbishop Denis Hart officially opened St Thomas Church, Drysdale at a Mass he concelebrated with Parish Priest Fr Des Panton and 13 other priests.

Fr Panton was delighted with the celebration. “It was an extraordinary night,” he said. “Everybody who comes to the church says how magnificent it is.”


Salute to parish secretaries: Venetia Livens - Yarraville

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Venetia Livens - St Augustine’s Parish, Yarraville

I began working at St Augustine’s Parish, Yarraville in March 2007 when Fr Peter Vojtko was the parish priest. During his time at St Augustine’s we worked tirelessly to update the parish. We implemented new policies and procedures and set about making changes for the better.