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Sydney to join 24 hours of reconcilation

The Church in Sydney will offer the antidote to the “globalisation of indifference”, as identified by Pope Francis, when it throws open the doors of St Mary’s Cathedral from 13-14 March for 24 hours of Eucharistic Adoration and Reconciliation.

The move, which is expected to be mirrored in churches throughout the archdiocese, is a direct response to the pope’s global invitation to offer ‘24 Hours for the Lord’, or what its Vatican organisers have previously described as a “festival of forgiveness”.

The “Lady Chapel” at St Mary’s Cathedral will remain open for 24 hours from midday on Friday, 13 March, until midday the following day, with Adoration available at all times, except during scheduled masses, with the Sacrament of Reconciliation available throughout.

Sydney’s growing ecclesial movements and religious communities will lead each hour of the event, offering their own styles of prayer and music.     [Full Story]

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