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Walking alongside those in need

Whether it was helping street kids in the Philippines, holding the hands of dying homeless men in Melbourne or teaching students in Adelaide how to play Aussie Rules footy, Fr Stan Lim SJ says in his 50 years of ministry he has always felt he was “where I was meant to be”.

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Window to crucifixion

A stained glass window depicting Jesus’ crucifixion has become a talking point for Norwood parishioners since its unveiling in St Ignatius’ Church last year.


Milestone for church on the hill

Past and present parishioners gathered for the 150th anniversary of the consecration of St Stephen’s Catholic Church in Saddleworth on January 19.


Rare vestments on display

Vestments sewn by women of the Austrian court for the first Jesuits who came to Sevenhill in 1848 were displayed at St Ignatius parish, Norwood, as part of the parish’s sesquicentenary celebrations.