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Carmelite Way Pilgrimage

Carmelite Way Pilgrimage

Australian Carmelite pilgrimageThursday 2 December 2010

In the tradition of the great Christian pilgrimages of Europe, the first Australian Carmelite Pilgrimage was held over three days from 19-22 November. Almost 30 people took the opportunity to experience a unique Australian springtime walk through the stunning scenery of the Yarra Valley near Melbourne.

Rebuilding coastal communities in Chile

Caritas in ChileTuesday 30 November 2010

The coastal communities of Chile are recovering after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on 27 February this year. Recently Sr Margaret Fyfe, Diocesan Director of Caritas Australia  and Programs Coordinator for the Latin American Region, visited a number of these communities who are rebuilding their lives and livelihoods with the assistance of Caritas Chile and the international Caritas network.

Handel's Messiah performance at St Mary's Seymour

The Messiah at SeymourMonday 29 November 2010

Once again on the First Sunday of Advent, St Mary’s Parish Seymour, in partnership with Opera on the Goulburn Inc., presented a live performance of one of the most powerful choral works ever written, George Frederick Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Melbourne Opera Company and the Essendon Choral Society under the baton of Dr. Peter Tregear, to an audience of 170 people from across central Victoria.