The following media statements contain information about the appointment on 1 August by the Holy Father of Fr Paul Bird CSsr as Bishop of Ballarat. The retiring Bishop Peter Connors and the Bishop-Elect Paul Bird are assured of our prayers over the coming months. Fr Paul Bird CSsr will be ordained Bishop on 16 October,...
Parishes, youth leaders, Church employees, priests, religious, volunteers, and musicians are all among those who have signed on for what promises to be one of the signature events of the Year of Grace, the PROCLAIM 2012 Conference on the New Evangelisation. PROCLAIM 2012, to be held from August 9-11 at the Concourse in Chatswood, Sydney...
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