Author: Shaun Pettett
Save Calvary Hospital Petition
On Wednesday 10 May 2023, the ACT Government announced that it would compulsorily acquire Calvary Public Hospital in Canberra. The Hospital is an apostolic work of the Little Company of Mary and has served residents of the ACT and nearby NSW towns since 1979.
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Catholic Church Insurance (CCI) Operations
The Board of Catholic Church Insurance (CCI) has decided to voluntarily place the organisation into ‘run-off.’
You can find further information about the situation below:
Bishop Michael’s letter to the Diocese
Letter from the Australian Catholic Bishops
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Easter Message 2023
Bishop Michael has written a message to the people of the Diocese for Easter 2023. You can access his message below:06 April, 2023 more
Lenten Pastoral Message 2023
Bishop Michael has issued a message to the people of the Diocese for Lent 2023. You can find his message here, along with the message of the Holy Father referred to in the Bishop Michael’s letter.
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FCBCO Assembly Comes To An End
As the FCBCO assembly in Suva, Fiji comes to an end, the Bishops have taken time to reflect on the work they have done this week and determine priorities for the organisation moving forward.
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Day 4 of the Oceania Assembly
Day 4 of the Assembly saw a listening for the voice – of the Holy Spirit guiding, the assembly gathered and the people of the region.
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Day 3 of the Oceania Assembly
Tuesday’s gathering (day 3) of the Oceania assembly was focussed on living the church in the world of today in our complex situations, evangelisation and the path of synodality. Our Diocese has been on this journey for some time through our listening at regional assemblies, then08 February, 2023 more
Day 2 of the Oceania Bishops Assembly
Yesterday Bishop Michael along with all the assembly delegates travelled out to meet the local people and see first hand some of the issues they are facing in their local environment. You can watch the summary video below.
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Opening of Oceania Bishops Assembly
Assembly participants, including our own Bishop Michael, joined at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Suva for the opening of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania assembly. A traditional Fijian welcoming ceremony followed the Mass and the assembled commenced Sunday06 February, 2023 more