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August 2015

  • Vinnies celebrates National Op Shop Week
    Vinnies celebrates National Op Shop Week
    28 Aug 2015

    The St Vincent de Paul Society is this week celebrating National Op Shop Week across its Vinnies shops. National Op Shop Week encourages Australians to do a clean out and donate good quality, pre-loved items to their local store.

  • St Dominic’s program connect students in Perth and Myanmar
    St Dominic’s program connect students in Perth and Myanmar
    28 Aug 2015

    Students at St Dominic’s Primary School, Innaloo have this year had the opportunity to connect with students living in the Metta Geha Orphanage in Myanmar, homt to some 40 children affected by poverty, through a pen pal and gift-giving project.

  • New Centacare adult learning centre opens its doors
    New Centacare adult learning centre opens its doors
    28 Aug 2015

    Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has this week opened the doors of a new Centacare Employment and Training Centre that will provide a pathway for disadvantaged students to transition from basic adult education programs directly into nationally accredited vocational training.

  • Mercedes College student to represent Australia at UN
    Mercedes College student to represent Australia at UN
    28 Aug 2015

    Year 11 Mercedes College student, Danikka Calyon, will next month be travelling to New York to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly as the national youth ambassador for Save the Children Australia.

  • St Jerome celebrates 80th anniversary
    St Jerome celebrates 80th anniversary
    21 Aug 2015

    St Jerome’s Primary School in Munster celebrated its 80th Anniversary on Sunday, 9 August, with a fun-filled program of entertainment, games and art enjoyed by students and staff, past and present.

  • Salesian founder offers insight into Christ’s love, says Archbishop
    Salesian founder offers insight into Christ’s love, says Archbishop
    21 Aug 2015

    We have to keep trying to love, and show our love, to those who matter to us, in ways that will make sense to them rather than simply in ways that will make us feel good, said Archbishop Timothy Costelloe in celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of St John Bosco's birth, 16 August.

  • Fra ‘Paddy’ Boyle remembered as a foundation builder of faith
    Fra ‘Paddy’ Boyle remembered as a foundation builder of faith
    21 Aug 2015

    Crowds of parishioners from across the Archdiocese gathered at St Anthony’s Parish Wanneroo recently in celebration of the life of Servite Father, Fra Patrick Boyle, who was also affectionately known as Paddy.

  • Fr Stephen Cooney celebrates 60 years of priesthood
    Fr Stephen Cooney celebrates 60 years of priesthood
    21 Aug 2015

    More than 150 people last month attended the 60th anniversary of Norbertine priest Father Stephen Cooney OPraem, who is currently the parish priest of St Patrick’s Parish, York, at St Joseph’s Priory in Queens Park on 3 July.

  • Archdiocese of Perth in focus at encounter with Pope Francis
    Archdiocese of Perth in focus at encounter with Pope Francis
    21 Aug 2015

    The Archdiocese of Perth’s Judicial Vicar and Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral, Monsignor Michael Keating, had the privilege of meeting with Pope Francis on Friday, 26 June 2015, following a Mass at Casa San Marta.

  • Orchestral Mass highlights work of composer George Palmer
    Orchestral Mass highlights work of composer George Palmer
    13 Aug 2015

    The Archdiocese was last month honoured with a performance of Missa Benedictus Qui Venit from internationally acclaimed Australian composer, George Palmer, at a special Orchestral Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral.

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