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Week 3

  • Archbishop’s Pastoral letter evokes response

    Archbishop Costelloe’s recent pastoral letter on the ‘same-sex marriage’ debate was last week met with mixed reactions. Articles were published primarily in The West Australian and online via on Saturday June 13.

  • Refugee Week puts human dignity back in focus

    In the midst of yet another period of news stories that has seen asylum seekers at the centre of political debates in Australia, the Archdiocese of Perth has focused its attention on 2015 Refugee Week (14–20 June) in an effort to raise awareness about issues affecting refugees.

  • Archbishop Costelloe encourages us to avoid danger of complacency

    Those who live in Western Australia are privileged to live in one of the most unspoilt and least polluted areas of the developed world, said Archbishop Costelloe this week, in light of the launch of Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Laudato Sii, On the Care of our Common Home.

  • Students and Supporters across Australia act with Compassion

    Hundreds of Catholic schools in every state and region in Australia, along with thousands of parishioners and supporters across Australia, have dug deep to raise money for Project Compassion 2015, one of Australia’s largest humanitarian campaigns.

  • Emmanuel raising awareness of mental health

    Perth Catholic agency, the Emmanuel Centre, is raising awareness of the mental health issues that are a growing concern for all, with one in four people from young children to the elderly experiencing mental illness at some stage in their lives.

  • Three Generations of Weddings

    When now Emeritus Archbishop Hickey celebrated the marriage of Vincenzo and Catena Giglia in1963, he had no idea he would also preside over the weddings of the next two generations of their family

  • Notre Dame Athlete at World Uni Games

    First year Exercise and Sport Science student, Will Mackay from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus, is part of a 13-man squad to represent Australia in water polo at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

  • Hospital Key handed to St John of God

    St John of God Midland Public Hospital is one step closer to opening on time and on budget on 24 November 2015 with construction handover of the building now achieved.