The circus of Solidarity IMAGE Local Church

The circus of Solidarity

January 16, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis has given some 2,100 of Rome’s poor and homeless population, refugees, prisoners and volunteers a day at the circus.

Catholic Reading Goals for 2018 IMAGE Local Church

Catholic Reading Goals for 2018

January 15, 2018 Britten Thompson

January is a time for fresh starts, personal growth and self-improvement.

Caritas Australia provides relief to Cyclone Tembin survivors IMAGE Local Church

Caritas Australia provides relief to Cyclone Tembin survivors

January 15, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Caritas Australia is contributing $50,000 to support the people of the southern Philippines affected by Cyclone Tembin.

Moments of silence essential part of Mass, says Pope IMAGE Local Church

Moments of silence essential part of Mass, says Pope

January 12, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Moments of silence in the Mass should be intentional times of prayer, recollection and communion.

Bishop from ‘Down Umber’ heading to 2020 Eucharistic Congress IMAGE Local Church

Bishop from ‘Down Umber’ heading to 2020 Eucharistic Congress

January 11, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Bishop Richard Umbers, otherwise known by his twitter handle as ‘Bishop Down Umber’, will represent Australian catholic bishops at the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to be held in Budapest in Hungary in September 2020.

Pope Francis’ ‘state-of-the-world’ speech IMAGE Local Church

Pope Francis’ ‘state-of-the-world’ speech

January 10, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

In his annual ‘state-of-the-world’ address for the start of the new year to ambassadors and other members of the Diplomatic Corps, Pope Francis said that stability of the family is integral to a prosperous future.

Simbang Gabi at Sacred Heart Cathedral IMAGE Local Church

Simbang Gabi at Sacred Heart Cathedral

January 09, 2018 Anthony Coloma

Prior to the Christmas festivities, the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Hamilton hosted the first Simbang Gabi in the Diocese.

Pope Francis’ message to mothers IMAGE Local Church

Pope Francis’ message to mothers

January 08, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis baptised 34 infants last Sunday during a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel.