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Blackwood forum tackles diverse Church issues

Greater involvement of lay people in decision making, the role of women in the Church, and making the Mass and other activities more ‘attractive and meaningful’ were some of the topics raised at a community forum hosted by the Blackwood parish on October 29.

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Building a church and community at Croydon Park

Memories of worshipping in an army hut at Croydon, attending monthly dances in the school hall and romances with post-war immigrants were brought back to life when the elder stateswomen of Croydon Park parish reflected on the 50th anniversary of St Margaret Mary’s Church.

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A Vinnies Christmas at Cabra

It's beginning to look a bit like Christmas at Cabra Dominican College where Year 6 to 10 House Captains and members of the Social Justice Group gathered to decorate the Monica Farrelly Atrium in preparation for their St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal. The students are collecting donations of gifts and non-perishable items, which will be distributed to those in need in their local community.

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Indigenous Australians embrace new Bible

With the United Nations General Assembly declaring 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages, the Bible Society is raising awareness of the need to translate the Bible into Indigenous languages.