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The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is a time to celebrate the joy of God's gift to humanity in Mary

TODAY the Church honours Our Lady with the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. "The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her...

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St Ambrose and the conversion of St Augustine

SAINT Ambrose, also known as Ambrose of Milan, stands as a prominent figure in the Christian hagiography and one of the four original Doctors of the Church. He is revered...

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Tips on how to prepare your littles ones to welcome Jesus

INTENTIONALLY filling the spaces in your home is the key to preparing your little ones to welcome Jesus at Christmas, a Brisbane educator and mum of two said. Donna Power...

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Lives of the saints - St John of Damascus

CATHOLICS remembered and celebrated the life of the great Arab Church Father St John of Damascus yesterday on December 4. Eastern Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics, whose tradition has been...

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What is Advent?

Advent begins this year on Sunday, December 3. Most Catholics know that Advent involves a wreath with candles, possibly a "calendar" of hidden chocolates, and untangling strings of Christmas lights....

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Two Brisbane religious weigh in on global decline in vocations

JUST as the Roman census was useful for the authorities of Jesus' time, it remains an invaluable tool for the Church, but two Brisbane religious say the numbers do not...

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Carrying the spirit of Christmas in our hearts every day, Terry Lees writes

By Terry Lees "I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The...

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NSW euthanasia laws come into effect as bishops release guide for those accompanying Catholics considering euthanasia

BROKEN Bay Bishop Anthony Randazzo lamented a "profoundly sad and disappointing day" yesterday as New South Wales' Voluntary Assisted Dying Act came into effect. "Assisted suicide is a completely unacceptable...

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Pope Francis' trip to climate conference in Dubai cancelled due to ongoing illness

POPE Francis will not attend the United Nations COP28 climate conference in Dubai this week due to his continuing struggles with lung inflammation stemming from influenza, the Holy See Press...

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