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- Mary is the great symbol of our faith, says Archbishop Costelloe
- First Archdiocesan Assembly set to be launched on 4 June
- Catholic Outreach volunteers “heaven sent”
- Tradition of volunteering continues: Bishop Sproxton gives thanks for ‘those who worked hard with the little that they had’
- Good Shepherd Sunday opens new doors at St Charles Seminary
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140 years of Loreto in Australia
This year, Loreto celebrates 140 years in Australia, thanks to our pioneering Loreto Sisters from Ireland. Travelling to an unknown and distant land from the comforts of her home in Ireland, Mother Gonzaga Barry stepped off the SS Somersetshire ship onto Australian soil on 19 July 1875.
Perth Catholics bridging the gap through Daydawn Advocacy Centre
This week journalist Marco Ceccarelli has taken a closer look at Aboriginal advocacy agency, DayDawn, and spoken to its current director, Dr Mary McComish, about its aims, purposes and services.
Fr Gatt Retirement
Anyone who has experienced the passionate energy of Father Michael Gatt would be hesitant to associate him with the word “retiring”, but that is exactly what occurred at St Kieran’s Parish, Osborne Park, last weekend, 28 June.
Fundraising concert to feature Perth musical artists
Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) will next month be holding a fundraising concert featuring a number of musicians from across the Archdiocese.
Intergenerational partnership creating friendships at AGH
An intergenerational partnership, between Trinity College students and residents at Catholic Homes’ Archbishop Goody Hostel in East Perth, is resulting in some unlikely friendships between students and residents who are bonding over technology and the mysterious ways of the iPad.
New Romanian Orthodox Church opens in Koondoola
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB passed on his congratulations and sincere greetings to the Romanian Orthodox community last month, wishing them God’s blessings on the occasion of the solemn consecration of their new church in Koondoola.
Research links preeclampsia and children’s development
Award-winning research by The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research has revealed that hypertensive diseases during pregnancy, in particular preeclampsia, have long-term and possibly permanent consequences for the motor development in offspring.
Launch of Safeguardian Project
This weekend, new ground will be established for the Australian Catholic Church as the first ever launch of an Archdiocesan-wide Safeguarding Project is presented across the parishes of the Archdiocese of Perth.
World Youth Day Commissioning Mass
Archbishop Costelloe commissioned 72 pilgrims at the 11am Cathedral Mass on Sunday 7 July, sending them out like the 72 disciples spoken of in the Gospel reading of the day, the 14th Sunday of Ordinary time!