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Light a Candle for Christmas brings faith into the marketplace
The annual Light a Candle for Christmas – now a regular event in the Archdiocese of Hobart’s calendar – returned to Hobart’s...Read more...
Tassie pilgrims join five thousand young Australians at ACYF
Eighty-two pilgrims from Tasmania joined more than 5000 others from across Australia at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Perth. From Sunday...Read more...
Carols on the Hill to celebrate true meaning of Christmas
Now running for the third year, the annual Hobart Christmas event Carols on the Hill is a chance for families and children to develop a deeper...Read more...
The Gift of the Diaconate - Discernment and formation of diaconal vocations
By Deacon Nick MacFarlane For anyone considering a vocation to the diaconate, two questions immediately arise: How is such a vocation to be discerned...Read more...
Mary visits link students and parishioners
Lessons on the importance of Mary and the rosary are creating even closer ties between several of Tasmania’s parishes and schools. Fr Leo...Read more...
HERITAGE TREASURES
Amongst the furnishings purchased in 1843 for his episcopal seat of Hobart Town by William Willson, our first bishop, was a processional cross, the...Read more...
St Stephen, the first Christian martyr Feast day: December 26
The saint that the Church celebrates on the day after Christmas gives us an opportunity to reflect that through the birth of Christ, we are called to...Read more...
Justice & Peace Matters - Reading Laudato Si through the lens of the nativity
By Ben Smith, Director of the Office of Justice & Peace Pope Francis recently released an Apostolic Letter, Admirable Signum, on the meaning and...Read more...
Missionary Sisters of Service bring anniversary year to a close with Bruny Island pilgrimage
Tasmania’s homegrown religious congregation, the Missionary Sisters of Service, have concluded their 75th anniversary celebrations with a...Read more...
Farewell for parish priest who appreciates the giftedness of others
The Parish of Moonah-Lutana will be farewelling their parish priest in January as he takes up a formation role within his religious community. Fr...Read more...
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