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The world responds to COVID-19

Around the world, Catholic Mission's international offices have responded to Pope Francis' calls for solidarity, prayer and action during an unprecedented crisis.

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It invites a response from all of us

Cardinal Luis Tagle, Prefect for the Congregation for Evangelisation of Peoples, has sent a message to all Catholics urging a generous response to the COVID-19 emergency.

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Pilgrimage of St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to be suspended

Following government and church directives in light of the COVID-19 situation, the pilgrimage of the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents, Sts Louis and Zélie Martin, has been temporarily suspended.

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Business as usual for faithful despite coronavirus

Around the world, efforts are being made to ensure Catholics experience minimal disruption to their faith lives as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Each for Equal: Celebrating Women in Mission

What does it mean to be a woman of mission in today’s world? A panel of women at Catholic Mission have shared their reflections ahead of this International Women’s Day.

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Excitement in Forbes ahead of Relics visit

Hundreds of Catholics from across the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese and wider NSW are expected to flood to St Laurence O’Toole Church in Forbes on Thursday to welcome the Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents.

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Socktober launches on World Day of Social Justice

Catholic Mission is using World Day of Social Justice to encourage schools across Australia to pre-register for its community engagement initiative, Socktober.

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A Valentine's Day with a difference

Love truly was in the air on Valentine's Day as 160 guests gathered in the Fitzroy Ballroom at Sofitel on Collins for the Catholic Mission Valentine’s Day High Tea. Unlike some other Valentine's events, however, the love in question was for fellow humans in need.

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St Thérèse arrives in Sydney, but where are her parents?

There were mixed emotions at Sydney Airport as the relics of St Thérèse finally arrived, but without her parents Sts Louis and Zélie Martin...


Catholic Mission to partner with Vinnies Bushfire Appeal

As Australia battles its worst ever bushfire and drought emergency, Catholic Mission is joining others across the country and around the world in responding to the crisis.

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St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to return to Australia in 2020

For the first time in 18 years, the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux, one of the most popular saints of modern times, visit Australia on a four-month pilgrimage with her parents, Saints Louis and Zélie Martin.

St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to return to Australia in 2020

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