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All Saints and All Souls

At the beginning of next month the Church celebrates two important feasts: All Saints on November 1, followed by All Souls on November 2. While in the minds of many Catholics these two feasts are inextricably linked, they originated at different times and have different emphases.

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Celebrating Christian funerals

The Christian journey begins with baptism and comes to its earthly conclusion with the Funeral Mass and subsequent burial or cremation. From that moment on we enter the realm of eternal life with God.

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Conserving Catholic heritage

The recent restoration of the Smyth Chapel in West Terrace Cemetery was a unique opportunity for some of Adelaide’s leading built heritage experts to showcase their skills.

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Saying ‘I do’ country-style

Perched on top of a hill, overlooking the township of Kapunda and with the beautiful vista of the Barossa Valley beyond, there is little wonder that St Rose of Lima Catholic Church is proving popular for ‘destination’ weddings.

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Preparing for life as a married couple

Like most couples getting ready for their wedding day, Emily Skara and Deion Matulic are busy with preparations to ensure their guests enjoy the wonderful celebration. But more importantly, they are preparing themselves to receive the sacrament of marriage.