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Week 4

  • Emmanuel Centre celebrates World Mental Health Day

    The Emmanuel Centre has this year celebrated Mental Health Week with a day of Reflection and Mass on Saturday, 10 October at St Francis Xavier Church in Windsor St, East Perth. Coinciding with World Mental Health Day, this years theme is ‘Mental Health begins with me!’.

  • Bishop Bianchini installs three seminarians as lectors

    Three seminarians took a step closer to ordination recently following the visit of Geraldton Bishop Justin Bianchini to St Charles’ Seminary to install them as lectors.

  • Multi-faith vigil for refugees and asylum seekers

    The St Charles’ Seminary community last month took part in a multi-faith candlelit vigil on the eve of the UN International Day of Peace. The vigil was held with the aim of praying for refugees and asylum seekers – particularly in light of recent events.

  • Abuse survivors need special care, says Australian Synod Observer

    In an interview with Catholic News Services last week, Dr Maria Harries said a significant number of people no longer go to church "because of the abuse and we have to work out ways to deal with that".

  • MercyCare launches First Time Ever Fund ahead of Children’s Week

    MercyCare is celebrating Children’s Week for a special reason later this month, having recently launched a new fund to support children in care. The new First Time Ever Fund is a special fund which will enable children in MercyCare’s Fostering Services and Family Group Homes to thrive.

  • Mgr Bryan Maurice Long farewelled in Sandhurst

    Monsignor Bryan Long, uncle of Mgr Kevin Long from St Charles Seminary, passed to the Father during the early hours of Monday, 12 October 2015 at Bentley Aged Care, Bendigo, after a remarkable life lived in the service of the Catholic Church.

  • Dr Maria Harries speaks on Church and family

    Reflecting on the impact she is hoping to make, Dr Maria Harries, recently spoke to the eRecord from Rome about her experience as a participating Catholic laywoman within one of the most significant ecclesial events of the year.