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Wear orange for Harmony Day

Australia has much to be proud of in terms of its Indigenous and multicultural traditions. While the First Australians have been on this continent for more than 60,000 years, more recent arrivals have come from the four corners of the globe.

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St Patrick in Irish folklore

It may be trite to say that St Patrick was a larger-than-life figure, and yet, that is what he was. There is Patrick the saint whose life is a guide for living by the spirit and values of the gospel of Jesus; and then there is Patrick of the folk tradition which is the focus of this article.

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Women rally for African cause

To commemorate International Women’s Day today (March 8), Majellan reports on a group of Melbourne women who got together to support grandmothers in Africa whose families were torn apart by HIV/AIDS.

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Seeing the importance of the sea

SeaWeek 2023 is being celebrated throughout Australia from March 4 to 12. This year’s theme is Ocean Literacy Principle #1: Planet Earth – The ocean and its interconnected systems. The week coincides with Clean Up Australia Day which was held on Sunday.

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Ukraine, a year on

The war in Ukraine has now been raging for twelve months. Tens of thousands of people have died and damage to infrastructure has been enormous.

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Stations of the Cross

Watch this beautiful presentation of  Fr Tony Kelly’s CSsR Stations of the Cross for today’s world.  These are powerful meditations about Christ’s Passion. The reflections are read by Fr John Hill CSsR and the presentation features Aboriginal paintings and images of the Australian outback.

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