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Diocese of Broken Bay e-Bulletin
Issue 50  |  28 July 2017
Featured Story

Broken Bay Catholic School Parents are proud to host the 12th Council of School Parents NSW/ACT Conference at St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly. The Conference will be held from 8-10 September 2017 with the theme for the Conference #futureready Preparing our Children for a Changing World.

The Council of Catholic School Parents Conference brings together parents, carers and educators from across all 11 dioceses in NSW/ACT for a weekend of networking, sharing and learning to engage parents in the faith development, learning and well-being of their children. It is an opportunity to build the capacity of parent leaders from the various school communities and further develop collaborative home-school relationships.

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Latest News

The first group of parishioners from Our Lady of Dolours Parish in Chatswood is due to leave Sydney on 15 September 2017 for a pilgrimage to the Xuan Loc Diocese near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The Dioceses have a covenant that is an agreement of a support relationship between the two Dioceses. Broken Bay has agreed to support Xuan Loc Diocese by assisting priests of the Diocese undertake post graduate studies in Rome. 

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Media Statement from: Bishop Terence Brady Chairman, Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.

“Mr Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, yesterday made the statement that, ‘Australia’s policy of offshore processing in Papua New Guinea and Nauru…has caused extensive, avoidable suffering for far too long.’”

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Mini Vinnies consists of 55 Year 5 and Year 6 students and is co-ordinated by Karen Winser (Year 5 Teacher). They meet every Tuesday at lunch time and discuss the work of St Vincent De Paul and ways they can help others in the local community.

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On Friday 21 July, the Premier of NSW Gladys Berijiklian visited Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School, Forestville to promote the Premier's Reading Challenge, which reflects her personal love of reading.

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Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) - the state’s new representative body for Catholic education - has appointed Dallas McInerney as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer. Mr McInerney - currently General Manager of Government and Public Policy at National Australia Bank - is a senior executive with almost two decades experience in the public and private sectors.

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By National Catholic Education Commission Executive Director Christian Zahra

For 200 years, Catholic schools have been part of the fabric of Australian society. The commitment of the Catholic Church and the selfless work of generations of religious leaders, parents, teachers and principals has created a high-quality, non-government school choice that is accessible to nearly every Australian family.

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Each year St Patrick’s Catholic School at Asquith hosts a father and daughter evening, affectionately known as ‘Pretty in Pink’. The girls in Years 4, 5 and 6 and their Dads come to school for an evening of fun.

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Seminarians in five Catholic seminaries throughout Tanzania now have access to thousands of theological texts after the recent completion of a groundbreaking project to digitise their libraries.

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