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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
12 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Giuseppine Sisters make youth pastoral a priority in view of World Youth Day 2008 to be hosted by Sydney
Sydney (Fides Service) - Draw young people to Christ, offering them ways to deepen their faith and personal vocation, spread the values of the Gospel in this generation of play stations and text messages: this is the goa ...
11 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - ‘Caring for people with a mental infirmity’ World Day for the Sick 11 February: main celebration in Adelaide
Adelaide (Fides Service) - Caring for people with a mental infirmity is the theme chosen for the 13th World Day for the Sick. Adelaide in Australia will host the main celebration of this event organised by the Catholic ...
11 October 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Catholics commemorate 150th anniversary of the martyrdom of Italian missionary Blessed John Mazzucconi
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - Almost one thousand Catholics from the Diocese of Alotau commemorated the 150th anniversary of the death of Blessed martyr John Mazzucconi at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on ...
10 October 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - The centrality of the Eucharist in the life of Consecrated persons: Day of Reflection for men and women Religious
Honiara (Fides Service) - The centrality of the Eucharist in the religious life and the Eucharist as source of all apostolate: these were the main points emerging from a recent meeting of men and women Religious at the M ...
7 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Bible and SMS or text messages : new technology at the service of the Word of God
Sydney (Fides Service) - The idea might have seemed curious at first but it soon convinced even the most sceptical: to ‘translate’ Bible verses and spread the World of God via SMS or text messages. The advantage is t ...
5 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Eucharist and Mission: 23 October procession of the Blessed Sacrament to close Year of the Eucharist on World Mission Sunday
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Walk with Christ” is the slogan of a Procession of the Blessed Sacrament on 23 October through the streets of Sydney to mark the closing of the special Year of the Eucharist and the annual e ...
4 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Maronite Catholics in Australia welcome relics of Maronite Saints for the first time
Sydney (Fides Service) - In 2005 for the first time ever relics of three Maronite saints, Charbel, Rafqa and Nemetallah have been brought from Lebanon to visit the consistent and lively community of Maronite Catholics in ...
30 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australians prepare for “Anti-Poverty Week ” 17-22 October which includes UN anti-poverty day and for Catholics will culminate World Mission Sunday
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australia is soon to mark Anti-Poverty Week with events and initiatives concerning the wellbeing of vulnerable individuals and families in Australia and around the world organised by parishes, mo ...
29 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Biblist on the eve of the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican: “We will reflect on the true essence of the Eucharist. The Church is not just a body of believers, but rather, a Eucharistic people."
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australian biblical scholar Salesian Fr Frank Moloney, from Melbourne who will attend the Synod of Bishops focussed on The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church, 2-2 ...
27 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Local Church launches ‘Catholic Australia’ newsletter on the web: first issue focuses on World Mission Sunday
Sydney (Fides Service) - With a brand new publication “Catholic Australia” a newsletter on the Internet, the Catholic Church in Australia aims to provide Catholic parishes, schools, religious communities, lay associa ...
26 September 2005
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand welcomes relics of mission patroness Saint Therese of Lisieux at the start of a pilgrimage across the islands coinciding with the end of the Year of the Eucharist
Wellington(Fides Service) - This year in New Zealand the feast of St Therese of Lisieux, patroness of the missions, 1 October, will be celebrated in style thanks to the presence of the relics of Saint Therese Little Flow ...
22 September 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Gathering of 1,500 young Papuans determined to follow Jesus in the spirit of World Youth Day
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - At least 1,500 young Papuans determined to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ took part in a recent Youth Festival styled after this Summer’s great World Youth Day event in Germany i ...
21 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Research must respect the supreme value of human life”: Cardinal George Pell appeals to the world of science
Sydney (Fides Service) - “Scientific reserach must respect the supreme value of human life” said Cardinal George Pell, archbishop of Sydney in his submission to a Government inquiry into laws covering cloning and the ...
19 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pastoral care for prison inmates: a sentence should serve for re-education not only punishment says Catholic Bishop of Melbourne
Melbourne (Fides Service) -Social Justice Sunday in Australia 25 September should be a time for reflection and concrete acts of solidarity for people in prison who are often desperately lonely and totally ignorant of God ...
16 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - South African Cardinal Napier in Australia offers touching testimonial on Wollongong diocese mission month theme ‘Proclaiming Life for All - Witness, Liberate, Teach and Celebrate’
Wollongong (Fides Service)- A celebration of the universality of the Church’s mission and the fact that in the Catholic world north and south do not exist. The event was a ceremony to launch the missionary month of Oct ...
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