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A new era of parish life in a modern society

A new era of parish life in a modern society

The world changes rapidly. What were once considered traditional norms are now viewed as outdated, redundant practices by people in a more modernised society.  Our faith, along with its traditions, has been around for two millennia, so how can a system of faith as old...

JPC Committed to Connecting with their Community

JPC Committed to Connecting with their Community

The origins of the John Pierce Centre (JPC) date back to 1935, when Father John Pierce was appointed as the first Chaplain to the Catholic Deaf Community in Victoria.  Since then, the mission of JPC has been inspired by Jesus Christ and the traditions of the Catholic...

Back to school with brand new classrooms at Sacred Heart Primary

Back to school with brand new classrooms at Sacred Heart Primary

Good things come to those who wait. For five years the staff, families and students at Sacred Heart Primary School in Diamond Creek have been waiting for their extensive development project to be completed. Finally, the wait is over and the newly refurbished...

CDFpay for Parishes: a new way for parishioners to give online

CDFpay for Parishes: a new way for parishioners to give online

Hundreds of parishes across the Dioceses of Melbourne, Bunbury and Sale are now receiving thanksgiving offerings through a new online payment portal CDFpay for Parishes. Several parishes have reported an increase in revenue, via this new platform, when compared to the...

St Brigid’s Mordialloc: staying connected

St Brigid’s Mordialloc: staying connected

Tracey Stackpole, Administration Officer at St Brigid’s, Moridalloc, said it was an emotional moment when the students waved goodbye to the school grounds, several weeks ago. She shared a few thoughts with us about what COVID-19 has meant for her personally and the...

Cyber Crime Aware During COVID-19

Cyber Crime Aware During COVID-19

The past few weeks have seen many more of us working from outside our office wall. With this digital change comes new cyber threats. Here’s some tips and tricks to keep your data secure: Keeping data safe from loss Home systems tend to be less secure, and there’s a...

A Home Away from Home at Cabrini

A Home Away from Home at Cabrini

Hospitals, by their very nature, can be confronting places to visit. Fast-paced and unfamiliar, a night on the wards can have many patients longing for home comforts. Cabrini’s new Gandel Wing challenges that stereotype – it’s a hospital environment that feels like...

Young Pilgrims Head West

Young Pilgrims Head West

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival took place last week, with thousands of young people traveling to Perth in celebration of their faith. Across three busy days, the pilgrims came together to share in song and prayer. Among the group were over 1000 young...