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Walk with Mary one of Melbourne’s biggest ever

Friday 23 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Bishop Peter Elliott, celebrant at the Walk with Mary Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral at the weekend, says, ‘it was the biggest ever ecumenical Walk with Mary; a huge crowd’.

Melburnians also witnessed the crowd during the afternoon after the St Pat’s Mass, as it processed through the streets of Melbourne to St Paul’s Anglican cathedral at the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets.

Chelsea menALIVE weekend brings inspiration and reconciliation

Friday 23 March 2018

Mike Shaw, St Joseph’s Chelsea menALIVE team

There were enough men at the Sacrament of Reconciliation to keep three priests busy for two hours!

Such was the response to the menALIVE weekend at St Joseph’s Chelsea, when forty-two men from Chelsea and surrounding parishes spent the weekend together, to be inspired and encouraged and to rediscover God’s purpose for their lives.

Bushfire: The sea of heartbreak

Thursday 22 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Bushfire is, tragically, an enthralling spectacle. We’ve perhaps become numbed by vision of massive fire sweeping through what seems like entire states, from California’s recent wildfires to those desperately closer to home – around Tathra at the weekend and here in Victoria in the far western corner of our state.

Catholic schools' Visual Arts Exhibition 2018

Tuesday 20 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

On Sunday afternoon, the Celtic Room at the Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne was filled with a crowd of proud parents and teachers. They had gathered to view the work of some of Melbourne's best young artists from Catholic schools across the Archdiocese in an exhibition that has become one of the main highlights of Catholic Education Week, organised annually by Catholic Education Melbourne.