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Week 3

  • Project Compassion 2021 launched on Valentine’s weekend, encourages the nation to ‘Be More’

    Project Compassion this year prompts the Catholic community to ‘Be More.’ With five Masses held over last weekend, 13 and 14 February, the annual initiative led by Caritas Australia, seeks to stand in solidarity with people around the world who continue to face the injustice of poverty. By Amanda Murthy.

  • ASH WEDNESDAY 2021: Faithful sprinkled with ashes in modified distribution format

    The effects of COVID-19 have caused an unconventional start of Lent as worshippers this year received ashes by having them sprinkled on the top of their head. In his Lenten Pastoral Letter for 2021, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB spoke about how this six-week period is an opportunity for the faithful to acknowledge sinfulness as a serious matter that can have destructive effects on others and on ourselves. By Matthew Lau.