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Diocese of Broken Bay e-Bulletin
Issue 18  |  20 November 2014
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At noon today (Rome time), the Holy See announced that Most Rev Dr Peter A Comensoli DD, STL, MLitt, PhD, until now Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Sydney, has been appointed the third Bishop of the Diocese of Broken Bay.

Bishop Peter was delighted but humbled to be asked by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, to take up this new pastoral service within the life of the Church.

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St Peter’s Catholic College, Tuggerah Lakes were delighted to welcome Senator Debra O’Neill on 11 November to present at the Remembrance Day Service to a whole school assembly.

As a Labor Party Senator for New South Wales, Senator O’Neill has a long history with St Peter’s having taught Religious Education and as Liturgy Co-ordinator from 1993 to 1999.

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On Saturday 15 November 2014, the Diocese of Broken Bay broke new ground by hosting a conversation between two Jesuit priests on opposite sides of the world.

Fr James Martin SJ from New York City and Fr Richard Leonard SJ from Sydney, spoke on Skype about Encountering Jesus in front of a live audience at the Caroline Chisholm Centre in Pennant Hills.

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An ecumenical combined massed choir performance of the best-loved highlights of Handel’s Messiah will again be presented in Hornsby’s Cathedral Church, Our Lady of the Rosary.

Now in its sixth year the Choir has raised over $24,000 towards the provision of facilities for the welfare of homeless people in our community.

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The annual Diocese of Broken Bay Mass for People with Special Needs and their families is on Sunday 30 November 2014 at 10.30am at St Agatha's Parish, Pennant Hills.The Celebrant is Diocesan Administrator Fr Vince Casey.

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The Christmas rush may be fast approaching, but this year Caritas Australia invites you to see things a little differently with Caritas Australia’s Global Gifts.

Not only do Global Gift cards make Christmas giving simple, they change the lives of children, women and men living in poverty.

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As it calls for support of its 2014 Christmas Appeal, the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW says it is a bleak situation when, providing people with a basic need such as food, accounts for more than 50% of the total spend of assistance provided by the Society during the Christmas period.

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