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Diocese of Broken Bay e-Bulletin
Issue 5  |  25 June 2013
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The Diocese of Broken Bay is hosting its first ever Bible Conference on 9-10 August 2013 at the new Light of Christ Centre in Waitara. The conference brings together leading Australian biblical scholars Rev Dr Brendan Byrne SJ and Dr Michele Connolly RSJ, who together with Bishop David Walker, Bishop of Broken Bay, will lead a journey through the Gospel of Luke.

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After a long time coming, St Leonard’s Church opens its spire to six bells. ANNELIESE SCENNA reports on the unknown art of ringing that brought the bells to life.

A MUSICAL instrument, you could say, bellowing sound, a communication device for the locals. It's a call to worship, a call to celebrate and a call to mourn – the church bell has been all this and
more for centuries.

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Mr Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Council, today said the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will be a crucial time for the Catholic Church in Australia.

“The way we approach the Royal Commission could well determine the very shape of the Catholic Church in Australia in the future,” Mr Sullivan said.

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After receiving a Synod grant from the Diocese of Broken Bay, Prouille Catholic School, Wahroonga has just completed the pilot program for the Ripples Program.

Ripples entails Fitness, Faith and Family for parents at Prouille and neighbouring schools St Lucy's and St Edmund's.

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The newly formed Diocesan Council for Women is hosting an evening of Conversation, Wine and Snacks with National Council for the Participation of Women Director, Donella Johnston.

To be held at the Caroline Chisholm Centre in Pennant Hills, the evening will run from 7pm - 9pm and is open to anyone who would like to come along and hear about this fantastic new initiative in the Diocese of Broken Bay.

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The David L. Walker Library at Pennant Hills has just been replenished with new resources for June-July. Come in and check them out!

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If you can't make it to Rio in July, come together to celebrate World Youth Day here at home while making a difference in the world through the Vinnies Community Sleepout.

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