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Meet God’s Bootlegger

Margaret Vella is affectionately known as God’s bootlegger. If the residents or religious sisters living in the remote Papua New Guinean diocese of Vanimo need something, she’ll get it for them.

An Augustine for our time

Two sharply different portraits depict the life and character of Charles de Foucauld. One is of a dissolute man, obese and wildly self-indulgent; an aristocrat who scorned his heritage, and a soldier who dishonoured his profession. The other is of an emaciated hermit, generously open to the needs of others, especially the lowly; an ascetic […]

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Bankstown parish receives first blessings

The Church may be going through difficult times but Catholics can trust that it is of God and guided by the Holy Spirit, a...

Sister hangs up her missionary boots

After a remarkable 65 years as a missionary nun in one of the world’s poorest island nations, Sr Margaret Sullivan is hanging up her boots.
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