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Welcome return to Mass

Adelaide’s Catholic community has welcomed the State Government’s decision to further relax COVID-19 restrictions on places of worship to enable larger numbers of people to attend Mass.

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Reaching out to confined seafarers

As Catholics around the nation prepare to honour the work of seafarers through the annual Sea Sunday Appeal, the local Stella Maris centre is making a touching gesture to let crews know they are “not alone” and “our thoughts and prayers are with you always”.

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Oceans apart but together in spirit

They may not have been able to gather in person but the Sisters of Mercy in Argentina and South Australia were joined in spirit as they paid homage to the pioneering women who established a presence in Adelaide, Mt Gambier and Coolgardie 140 years ago.

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School of St Jude - a tale of hope

Three years ago, at the age of 23, Maddie Kelly boarded a plane bound for Arusha, Tanzania, and began working in the School of St Jude. Here she writes about her experiences, including the impact of COVID-19 on the local community.


Silver for solidarity

Mercedes College students and staff wore a silver ribbon on June 12 – World Refugee Day – to show their support for those who suffer injustice and discrimination.