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Bishop's Pastoral Letter on the Royal Commission: during the coming weekend (7/8 December 2013) the following Pastoral Letter from Bishop James may be read in whole or in part at Masses. These are copies of documents available for your information.
Click here: Bishop James Pastoral letter re public hearings into the Catholic Church's response beginning Monday 9th December.
Click here: Letter from BrJeff Crowe, Provincial Marist Brothers
Click here: MEDIA RELEASE from the Truth, Justice and Healing Council.
Click here: Commitment Statement from Leaders of the Catholic Church in Australia.
During the week of the 26 - 30 November 2012 the Australian
Catholic Bishops' met in Sydney. Immediately on his return to Cairns Bishop
Foley wrote a Pastoral Letter to the people of the Diocese. Click
here to read Bishop's Pastoral Letter.
Click here to read the full Statement put out by the Australian Bishops to which Bishop Foley refers.
Click here for Bishop Foley's Pastoral Letter re the Royal Commission
MARIST BROTHERS PROVINCE AUSTRALIA
For further information on the life, mission and spirituality of the Marist Brothers Province of Australia, please click on the following link: http://www.maristvocations.com/
Bishop Foley has written a Pastoral Letter for Pentecost Sunday - the beginning of the Year of Grace: CLICK HERE for a copy of the letter.
The Catholic people in Australia are called to a Year of Grace, to span the time from Pentecost 2012 to Pentecost 2013. Like the disciples at the first Pentecost, we commit ourselves to start afresh from Christ. CLICK HERE for Archbishop Philip E Wilson's Pastoral letter.
HERE for the 2012 Report to Synod
CLICK HERE for the Report to Synod booklet 2012
For information on the most recent and all previous Sessions of the Synod (2008-2010) please go to the Main Synod Page