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Order is young in more ways than one
5 March, 2015

The young charismatic Missionaries of God’s Love have become Australia’s first contem­porary home-grown community to be formally recognised by the Vatican as a religious institute of diocesan rite.  

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ABC asks if God belongs in the classroom
5 March, 2015

The ABC is asking if God belongs in the classroom, what impact teaching religious education has on young minds, and whether teaching comparative religion would be a better option in schools.  

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The best Lent I ever spent
11 February, 2015

Three and a half decades of scribbling have taught me that I best get inside a text and plumb its meaning when I write about it, writes George Weigel.  

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Origin of life: was God really involved or was it a random process?
11 February, 2015

Dear Father, I was talking recently at work with a very intelligent colleague about how life began in the universe. He maintained that “it just happened” but somehow that didn’t satisfy me. Is there any evidence that God must have been involved?  

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When your baby is not what you expected
11 February, 2015

Waiting for my son to be born, I was expecting a specific package, a child just like the others, writes Peter Holmes.  

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NATIONAL NEWS
WYD pilgrimage will help bring blessings

Pray hard, save hard, and join me for a life-changing experience of God’s mercy.

So said the Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP in his catechesis to the more than 500 young people who packed into St Mary’s Cathedral College Hall on Tuesday night for the local launch of the 2016 World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow, Poland.

After being cancelled last month due to storms, mild precipitation failed to deter the youthful hordes, including many priests and religious, from a night of conversation, Polish vodka, Lebanese pizza and traditional dancing care of Lajkonik, a Polish dance troupe.

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Rouse Hill: a church to stand the test of time

Years after he blessed the foundation stone for the new Rouse Hill church, the Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, returned to consecrate the church and altar of Our Lady of the Angels on 1 May.  

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