04 June 2021

Deployment of Clergy in caring for God’s Holy People

Bishop Greg Bennet announced the following Clergy deployments on 25 May 2021.

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Trinity families logo
25 May 2021

Annual appeal for Trinity Families

This Trinity Sunday Bishop Greg Bennet asks you to consider making a donation to Trinity Families.

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Plenary Convoke
25 May 2021

Bishops formally convoke Fifth Plenary Council

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has formally convoked the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia, with its president Archbishop Mark Coleridge signing the required decree on Pentecost Sunday.

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Fr Tom O'Connell
07 May 2021

Obituary for Father Tom O'Connell, 1933-2021.

Priest extraordinaire, everybody's friend, with the happiest disposition, pastoral, compassionate and loving all giving man of God.

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Reconcilation altar decorations St Marys Bairnsdale
30 April 2021

2021 Re-boot for Sacramental programs

Sacramental programs throughout the Diocese are returning to full strength after COVID-19 disruption in 2020.

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20 April 2021

Catholics in Australia encouraged to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Catholics in Australia are being encouraged to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them, with the relevant Bishops Commission saying it is morally permissible to accept any vaccine.

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Catechists retreat
16 April 2021

Catechists finally hold annual retreat

Catechists from around the Diocese gathered at Phillip Island over the weekend (9-10 April) for their annual retreat which was facilitated by Jill McCorquodale.

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Wheat for Pathways announcement
13 April 2021

Public Consultation opens on Catholic Church’s New Model for Complaints and Redress in Victoria

The Catholic Dioceses of Victoria have today announced the opening of a public consultation period for a new process of response to complaints and redress relating to abuse in the Catholic Church.

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