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Bishop Kevin Manning funeral details

  Details have been confirmed for the funeral of Bishop Emeritus Kevin Manning DD, the second Bishop of Parramatta. The Solemn Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday 2 August at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 11am. As seating in St Patrick’s Cathedral is limited, those who wish to attend Bishop Manning’s funeral are being asked to register their attendance by visiting Parking will be available on the Cathedral grounds (free) and surrounding streets (at a cost). Following Mass, refreshments will be served in the Cathedral Hall. The funeral Mass will also be livestreamed on the Diocese of Parramatta’s YouTube channel: On Thursday 1 August, a reception of the body and Vespers of the Dead […] [Read More]

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Pope will find ‘strong and multicultural’ Church in Papua New Guinea

As Pope Francis prepares to visit Papua New Guinea in September, the Superior General of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart shares the current challenges facing the Christian community on the island nation, as well as the rise of local vocations. [Read More]

Pope urges religious to pray for vocations

In a rare July audience, Pope Francis calls on religious from various orders to pray for vocations that will carry their charisms into the future. [Read More]