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St Thérèse of Lisieux returns to Australia 2020 St Thérèse of Lisieux returns to Australia 2020

St Thérèse of Lisieux returns to Australia 2020

Thursday 20 February 2020

Communications Office
 
For the first time in 18 years, the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux, one of the most popular saints of modern times, are visiting Australia on a four-month pilgrimage with her parents, Saints Louis and Zélie Martin. The pilgrimage was officially announced in October 2019 by Catholic Mission, who have partnered with InvoCare to bring the relics to 17 Australian dioceses in both metropolitan and rural areas. 

Catholic mission Valentine’s Day High Tea

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Communications Office and Catholic Mission
 
Love was in the air on Friday as 160 guests gathered in the Fitzroy ballroom at Sofitel on Collins for the Catholic Mission Valentine’s Day High Tea. Unlike some other Valentine's events, however, the love in question was for fellow humans in need. This is the second year of the Catholic Mission Valentine’s Day High Tea and like last year was filled with fun, laughter and giving.

Going deeper with Jesus: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday 16 February 2020

Archbishop Peter A Comensoli
 
Homily: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
 
In teaching his disciples of the way of the Lord, Jesus was encouraging them to get swimming in the great ocean of God’s Kingdom. This requires training, because you need to build up the wherewithal and strength to keep going. Living the way of virtue requires practice. It also requires a bit of gospel boldness, because it can be a bit scary going out into the deep. That’s why Jesus left us with the encouraging gifts of his Holy Spirit.
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