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Catholic Mission Month focuses on Myanmar
The needs of children in Myanmar – especially in education – has been the focus of this year’s Catholic Mission Month. Schools and...Read more...
New Vinnies vans will help the most vulnerable
Two new soup van services are starting up in North and North West Tasmania in response to the growing housing crisis. A work of the St Vincent de...Read more...
Marian festival outreaches in Bridgewater
A Marian festival held at St Paul’s Church in Bridgewater in October drew a crowd from the local area as well as further afield. Parish...Read more...
Oarsome contribution from rowing stalwart
Mersey Leven parishioner Merv Tippett has devoted countless hours to helping others in the community. Mr Tippett, 79, of Devonport, has just been...Read more...
Catholic Tasmania’s Great War of 1914-18
By Dr Nick Brodie Armistice brought joy, but also reflection. At St Mary’s Cathedral in Hobart, where a thanksgiving Mass was celebrated in...Read more...
Sacrament Matters:  Why baptise infants?
Every human being is in need of salvation – even infants. So often we hear adults say that children should be given the opportunity to decide...Read more...
HERITAGE TREASURES
This beautiful window in St John’s, Richmond, is situated in that part of the church, called the chancel, which was completed in 1859. The...Read more...
Bringing inspiration for strong faith and youth back to Tasmania
Delegates to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) Assembly held in Perth recently have returned to Tasmania...Read more...
Finding the right balance to the Church’s social teaching
By Ben Smith, Director, Office of Justice and Peace In the 1970’s a split emerged in the way Catholics engaged with key social issues. This...Read more...
Food for thought at monthly lunches
Young people are being nourished in their faith with monthly lunches run by the Palavra Viva Community in Launceston. The lunches started earlier...Read more...
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