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A Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Bishop Terence Brady, Bishops’ Delegate for Social Justice Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
For over twenty years now the Catholic Church in Australia has marked the Feast of St Joseph the Worker with a pastoral letter. These letters place Catholic Social Teaching in dialogue with current work issues in Australia, making a uniquely Australian contribution to the Church’s teachings on work. Initiated and created by laity and bishops together – they come from and belong to the whole Church.

Honorary doctorate awarded to Archbishop Denis James Hart DD

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Australian Catholic University

In his lifetime of service, Archbishop Denis James Hart DD has impacted more lives than he could imagine. He's been involved in every level of pastoral care, from helping individuals as a parish priest to organising education efforts and leading youth in the teachings of the Catholic Church. While his roles within the Church evolved over his 52 years as a priest, his resounding dedication - to promoting the Catholic intellectual tradition and to the pursuit of knowledge, dignity and the common good - has remained steadfast.

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