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Newly professed Canossian Sister Linh Dinh ‘brightened’ and ‘lightened’ by her vows

“IT was the happiest day of my life,” newly professed Canossian Sister Linh Dinh said about her first profession at the order’s Canossa Chapel at Oxley on Saturday, September 14. “It was so wonderful, it was a grace-filled moment of my life.” Vietnamese community chaplain Divine Word Missionaries Father Joseph Vu celebrated the profession Mass, who was also a celebrant ... Read More »

Australians in loneliness epidemic despite nation excelling in employment, social connectedness

Australia facing loneliness epidemic

A CONTRADICTION was exposed in the 2019 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report card released on September 11.  The report lauded Australia’s achievements in the past two years.  We had record-level employment rates, 97 per cent civic engagement and 743 million volunteering hours a year.  Australia was top-three globally in “life satisfaction” and “social connectedness”.  Then, a contradiction – ... Read More »

Springfield shares about its Divine Renovation experience and invites all to open house

SPRINGFIELD parish has called in the renovators, but it isn’t for their church – it’s for the un-churched and the de-churched. Parish priest Fr Mauro Conte and parish evangelisation director Vanessa Comninos (pictured) are welcoming everyone in Brisbane archdiocese to join them for the Divine Renovation open house at Our Lady of the Southern Cross Church on September 21. Divine ... Read More »

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