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December 2015

  • Supported, encouraged and motivated by the Emmanuel Centre
    Supported, encouraged and motivated by the Emmanuel Centre
    21 Dec 2015

    Each year, thousands of people walk through the doors of the Emmanuel Centre – a volunteer-run, self-help centre for people with disabilities located near the Perth CBD.

  • BISHOP DON SPROXTON 2015 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
    BISHOP DON SPROXTON 2015 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
    21 Dec 2015

     On the Second Sunday of Advent, in the season of special preparation for the great festival of Christmas, I was able to go to the Women's Prison at Bandyup to celebrate Mass.

  • St Thomas Parish prepares for Christmas
    St Thomas Parish prepares for Christmas
    17 Dec 2015

    An evening of biblical readings, soul-stirring musical renditions and awe-inspiring images from the Fall to the Birth of Our Saviour…

  • Mercy Health’s dedicated staff are ‘unsung heroes’
    Mercy Health’s dedicated staff are ‘unsung heroes’
    17 Dec 2015

    Carramar resident and enrolled nurse Lee-Anne Broadbent is just one of the dedicated care staff who will forfeit Christmas day with her four daughters and extended family to help care for the dozens of residents at local aged care home Mercy in Edgewater.

  • Notre Dame graduates called to transform communities
    Notre Dame graduates called to transform communities
    16 Dec 2015

    More than 1,000 graduates of The University of Notre Dame Australia were last week called to display mercy, large-heartedness, generosity and faith as they farewelled the Fremantle Campus and commenced their journey as instruments of change in their communities.

  • Noongar Elder: Building bridges for the ‘Big Man in the Sky’
    Noongar Elder: Building bridges for the ‘Big Man in the Sky’
    16 Dec 2015

    As Noongar Elder, Marie Taylor descends from a long line of storytellers and, after spending several hours with this passionate and jovial woman, it becomes very apparent that she, too, has inherited this family gift.

  • Identitywa and Personal Advocacy Services hosts Christmas event
    Identitywa and Personal Advocacy Services hosts Christmas event
    16 Dec 2015

    The true spirit of Christmas and the importance of sharing as a community was last week celebrated by more than 400 people who attended the Identitywa and Personal Advocacy Services (PAS) End of Year Eucharist and Christmas Party.

  • Gift of inclusion for people with disabilities prioritised
    Gift of inclusion for people with disabilities prioritised
    16 Dec 2015

    It was not surprising to see curious passers-by lured to the entrance of the Cathedral’s St Francis Xavier Church on 7 December, as Christmas melodies coming from the building resounded throughout East Perth’s Windsor Street.

  • Catholic Homes farewells Chairman
    Catholic Homes farewells Chairman
    16 Dec 2015

     Catholic Homes Incorporated (Catholic Homes) Chairman and long-standing board member Kevin Edwards has last month announced his retirement at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting.

  • Archbishop Costelloe opens Holy Door for Jubilee Year
    Archbishop Costelloe opens Holy Door for Jubilee Year
    16 Dec 2015

    It is God's mercy which saves us, lifts us up, and enables us to grow more and more into the people He is calling us to be, said Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe last weekend, in celebrating the opening of the Holy Door at St Mary’s Cathedral to mark the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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