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Aboriginal elder who became Australia’s first permanent deacon turns 80

LAST month the people of Wadeye, Northern Territory, celebrated the 80th birthday of Deacon Boniface Perdjert. Deacon Boniface is senior elder of the Kardu Diminin clan and Murrinhpatha language speaker, and the traditional owner of the land on which the town of Wadeye (Port Keats) is built. He is also Australia’s first permanent deacon and well known to Missionaries of ... Read More »

Brisbane’s ‘beacon’ on Bage St to mark major milestone

Corpus Christi Church, Nundah

NUNDAH’S Catholic community will celebrate a centenary milestone next month with Masses and a pilgrimage to St Stephen’s Cathedral.Corpus Christi church, Nundah, known for its copper dome and red brick, will host a Mass to mark the 100th anniversary since the foundation of the suburb as a Catholic parish in 1916.Parish priest Fr Bernie Gallagher, who arrived in the parish ... Read More »

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