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ACYF17 which takes place from 7-9 December and is being hosted by the Archdiocese of Sydney has reached a milestone of 10,000 registrations as of the 1st of June. This means the Festival is on track to reach initial target of 15,000 attendees that the organising team had hoped for. Host Diocese Festival Coordinator, Kathy … Continue reading Australian Catholic Youth Festival Close to Reaching Initial Target of 15,000 Registrations

Pope Francis has been a consistent and vocal personality in condemning the arms trade and urging world leaders to do the same, and he raised his voice on the issue again in his latest prayer video. Published June 2, the video begins showing two world leaders sitting at a table to sign a join-accord, exchanging … Continue reading Pope dedicates June to praying for an end to the arms trade

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life Respond to the crisis of vocations with intensified prayer, rather than despair or a lax admissions process, Pope Francis told women and men religious. He said he is tempted to lose hope, too, asking God, “What is happening? Why is … Continue reading “Prayer is the key to vocations crisis” – Pope Francis

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has released his pastoral letter to the clergy, religious and layfaithful of the Catholic Archdiocese of sydney for the Year of Csonecrated Life on All Saints Day, 2015. Watch the video:   You may download and read the letter from the Archdiocese of Sydney website: http://www.sydneycatholic.org/pdf/Archbishops Pastroal Letter – For All … Continue reading For All the Saints – The Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter for the Year of Consecrated Life