Melbourne News

Making a joyful splash!

Friday 2 March 2018

Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) is thrilled to unveil the result of some amazing community generosity. 

Work to transform the warm-water pool at our specialist school, St Paul’s College, finished mid-February, giving hundreds of children and adults with disabilities a fantastic start to the new year. 

Melbourne Archdiocese hosts its inaugural Youth Ministry dinner

Thursday 1 March 2018

Kath Spencer, Archdiocesan Office for Youth, Melbourne

On a warm Melbourne night this week, over 150 youth leaders from parishes, youth groups and community movements across the Archdiocese gathered to share a meal at Magnificat House in North Melbourne, the headquarters of the Legion of Mary. In the first dinner of its kind, the evening was a chance for the youth ministry leaders to begin and renew friendships with fellow youth minsters, to start conversations, to share ideas, to encourage one another, and to delight in the opportunities to share the joy of Jesus with young people.

Williamstown by the sea: A beautiful place to minister

Monday 26 February 2018

Media and Communications Office

Meticulous. Dedicated. Committed. These are some of the obvious qualities propelling the parish priest of Williamstown, Fr Greg Trythall. What else would drive a man to create a notebook of every street from A to Z within his parish, to list the names of every Catholic family in the parish and the stories of their lives – marriages, baptisms, divorces, deaths, and to keep it regularly updated.