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200 years of Catholic education
The bicentenary of Catholic education in Australia commemorates the anniversary of the first official Catholic school established in 1821.
Bishop McKenna celebrated Mass today at St Mary's Church, Orange to recognise the contribution of religious, clergy and lay people to the foundation of Catholic education, and the distinctive role Catholic schools play in educating and forming young people of faith and service in their communities.
Read Bishop McKenna's homily HERE>
Ash Wednesday marks the official launch of Project Compassion 2021, Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten appeal, which runs for the six weeks of Lent.
You can learn more about the theme through the eyes of a community leader facing incredible challenges, with stories from Bangladesh, Solomon Islands, Tanzania and Indonesia HERE
Read about Margret from Solomon Islands HERE>
The State Government has announced that from Monday 7 December, the number of people allowed to attend a place of worship for Mass services, funerals, weddings or private prayer is based on the 1 person per 2 square metre rule with no upper limit.
Please be aware that we are still in a time of pandemic and social distancing and hygiene practices need to be maintained.
REGULATIONS AND MASS TIMES IN YOUR PARISH ARE AVAILABLE HERE>
Daily Mass from the Church of St Francis Xavier, Lavender Bay, available HERE