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Former Iona College rector called to lead Wagga Wagga diocese

Bisho Mark Edwards new leader of Wagga Wagga

WAGGA Wagga Catholics have ended their four-year wait for a Bishop after Pope Francis appointed Indonesian-born “global citizen” Bishop Mark Edwards as its new shepherd. The Melbourne auxiliary bishop, who was rector of Iona College between 2010 and 2014, will become the sixth Bishop of Wagga Wagga diocese. The rural NSW diocese, located three hours from Canberra, has been without ... Read More »

Josephite nun who founded two rugby league clubs dies in Holy Week

WHITE jerseys are a rare sight on rugby league fields, so imagine the looks Sr Kathleen Carroll got when she ran out on the oval in a white habit. The Josephite nun, known in her coaching days as Sr Francis, would reminisce about the stains on her white habit left by the young boys who cuddled into her to form ... Read More »

Beenleigh couple become Catholic in the middle of the pandemic

RICHARD and Lynnette Sargeant have held each others’ hands through cancer, a serious accident, and now a pandemic, so it made sense to see out the rest of their lives on a high note by becoming Catholics. With special permission from Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge, the married couple of nearly 48 years were received into full communion with the Catholic ... Read More »

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