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Home-grown nun veiled in Mathoura Carmel

Five years since five Carmelite nuns from the US founded a strictly enclosed convent in a NSW Riverina town, the convent is celebrating its first fully home-grown vocation—with hundreds travelling from around Australia for the veiling ceremony.

Sr Lalamea’s new life with her Divine Master

When 34-year-old Sr Maria Lalamea Vaohea first joined religious life, she never thought she would leave Tonga. Now she’s the latest in a growing number of religious from former “missionary outposts” bolstering orders in the West, writes Marilyn Rodrigues

Twelve profess final vows with Nashville Dominicans, including Sydneysider Sr Moana...

The 12 women—including Sydneysider Sr Moana Grace Taufa'ao—made their final vows for the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation following eight years of formation on 25 July

Brothers in arms from formation to ordination

Next Saturday, five Sydney men will be ordained as diocesan priests at St Mary’s Cathedral. Find out who they are and what led them to their vocation.

Vocation, not the location

Despite living 15,000 kms from Sydney, home is where the heart is While home is “wherever the Lord is”, Sydney still has a very special...

Easter invitation issued

A Sydney Bishop was so determined to invite everybody in his community to Mass over Easter that he pounded the pavement to do it.

Plenary voices: Sr Mary Julian Ekman RSM

Australia needs signs of hope! One sign is the dynamic witness given by priests, consecrated men and women, and lay faithful working together for...

A real Sister Act

Over the past 10 years, Sisters have become more visible in parishes, schools and universities in Australia, by participating in youth festivals and through...

Spirit flourishes in the bush

Women flocking to 'joy-filled' convent in country NSW Not long after the Carmelite sisters arrived in the drought affected central west, so did the much-needed...

Home where the heart is for Tyburn Nuns

One of Sydney's powerhouses of prayer is preparing to move to quieter pastures.

60 years a Brother with no regrets

Reflecting his 60th jubilee, Br Mark Ryan said he's been exactly where God wanted him.

Hustled by the Spirit

He sat in maximum security, surrounded by some of the most intimidating and violent people he had met in his long life of crime. Rapists,...
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