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Give us this day our daily bread

Sixteen years ago Marcel De Maria heard a call to “Go out and give bread.” Together with his old school friends Nick Tropea and Valerian Rego, they founded a charity that with the help of Catholic parishes and schools gives more than 10,000 people doing it tough their daily bread.

Fr Sheldon Burke CRS ordained to share the mercy of God

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB was joined by more than 50 priests and religious and hundreds of joyful faithful at Perth’s St Mary’s Cathedral on 17 June for the priestly ordination of Somascan Fr Sheldon Nicholus Maria Burke CRS.

Superior General witnesses communities with a strong desire to serve on...

Contrary to the perception that the affluence of a country can have a negative effect on its religious communities, the head of the Somascan Fathers has witnessed in Australia  "young communities with a great desire to serve and work with the people of God" while on his first visit to the province this month.

Parish-based charity raises just under 200k for the orphaned

Doubling its donations from 2022, the Somascan Missions Dinner Dance has raised just under $200,000 for orphans in some of the world’s poorest communities. Organised...

Second Sydney vocation for Somascans

The Somascan Community based at St Joseph’s Moorebank were filled with joy, last Sunday night, as they welcomed their second vocation from Sydney in...

Deepening love: new marriage enrichment course

As a couple who were married civilly for 12 years before marrying sacramentally in the Catholic Church, Seb and Kath Dell’Orefice know deeply how...

Youth consecrated to Our Lady ahead of World Youth Day preparations

Youth from the Somascan parishes of St Joseph’s Moorebank and St Christopher’s Holsworthy were consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Feast...

Somascan Charity raises 100K for communities in need

An inaugural fundraising event held in Sydney’s west raised the roof while raising more than $100,000 for orphans in the world’s poorest communities.

Somascans go from strength to strength

There was double the joy for parishioners of St Joseph’s Moorebank and St Christopher’s Holsworthy as the parishes celebrated two major milestones on 8 February.

Families across Australia unite in prayer for Mary’s Feast

Commemorating the 450th Anniversary of the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, families from parishes across Australia joined together virtually in prayer and...

Moorebank Youth step forward

More than 25 teenagers and young adults from St Joseph’s Moorebank made a commitment to youth ministry at their parish before family and fellow...
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