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Remembering Fran always

Dennis Kelly of Grafton in NSW contacted The Majellan to pass on news about his wife of 46 years who sadly passed away almost four years ago. Dennis and Fran, a long-time Majellan subscriber, had been married since 1974 and had two sons, Simon and Matthew.


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A calming prayer-Gospel Reflection

The Shetland Islands are north of Scotland and just below the Arctic Circle. They are a group of one hundred islands with only sixteen inhabited. There is a daily ferry for travellers, but also private boats for hire.

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Jokes 19/06

Jokes Susie’s husband, George, had been slipping in and out of a coma for several months, prompting frequent visits by their parish priest. Things were

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The plight of refugee families

Families have been fleeing their homes because of war and other conflicts for centuries. Unfortunately, we still read about people trying to escape dire conditions to provide a better life for their families.

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Planting the seeds of love – Gospel reflection

Most things start small. Someone asks you to be part of a group and a few years later, on reflection, it turns out to have played a significant part in your life. You just kept turning up and something grew there almost unawares. Then, at a particular point, you may have come to understand God was present there and had been all along.

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Jokes 12/06

Jokes In the words of Pope Francis who has invited 100 comedians to the Vatican to discuss comedy’s impact on culture, “A sense of humour

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