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Youth With a Mission: Darwin

By Jacob Kristofferson Recently I visited Darwin with a team from my school between Wednesday the 3rd of July and Wednesday the 10th of July. Eight other students were selected to go. While we were in Darwin, we did a few touristy things like going to Mindil Beach Markets and visiting Crocosaurus Cove. Alongside this,…

Soup and Cards and Laughter!

On a cold, frosty evening in August a crowd of 40 + parishioners and friends gathered in the St Josephs Community Centre for an evening of soup, cards, fun and laughter. With 10 delicious home cooked soups on offer and crusty damper and French sticks to soak up the ‘broth’, all dined well before gathering…

Bishop’s Award

Congratulations to Tom Kristofferson, an active young parishioner of St Joseph’s, on receiving a Bishop’s Award! Read about Tom’s involvement and thoughts on parish life here.

Urgent Appeal for Winter Clothing and Blankets

St Vincent de Paul is urgently seeking good quality winter clothing and blankets to replace stock in our Vinnies shops. We have had a higher than normal demand for assistance for families in need as well as greater demand for winter stock for sale. Items can be taken to any Vinnies store during opening hours,…

Liturgy of Hope and Healing

On March 3 our community gathered for a liturgy of healing and hope. We prayed for the survivors of abuse and their families, and for healing in our Church. “We ask God to come into the dark corners of our world and our church. We ask God to bring healing and hope. God we surrender…

Project Compassion

Peter goes to a boarding school in the Solomon Islands which has experienced water shortages for 60 years. Previously, students would have to walk kilometres each day in search of clean water, which was particularly challenging for Peter who is living with a disability. With Caritas Australia’s support, the school has created a new reliable…

Invitation to Pray the Rosary

The Rosary literally means a circle of roses or a crown of roses. It is a special prayer to the Blessed Virgin as we meditate on twenty special events in the life of Jesus. Each of these represents one of the events leading to our salvation, has a decade of the rosary is devoted to it and has existed in…

The Plenary Council – Calling Us to Journey

“Elijah went into the wilderness…” – 1Kgs 19.4 On Wednesday, five members of our community went to the e-conference, Synodality in Practice: Listening to the Spirit and Leading Change, which was hosted at Morisset. We heard a lot about the upcoming Plenary Council. And we are excited. On Thursday, every parish, school and Catholic organisation…