As Cyclone Fani tore through India’s Odisha state over the weekend, over one million people were evacuated to thousands of shelters. Tragically, despite effective planning and communication, over 40 deaths have been reported amid massive infrastructural damage.
The International Pontifical Mission Societies has called upon its agency in Australia, Catholic Mission, to support recovery efforts in Sri Lanka in the wake of the Easter Sunday terror attacks.
Sacred Heart Cathedral in Hamilton NSW is a welcoming place of worship, which acts as both the Hamilton Parish church, and the Cathedral for the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Both inside and outside the Cathedral, there are beautiful details in the design that are worth the time to stop, notice and contemplate.