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Bp William Foley

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Bishop William Foley, the sixth Bishop was 50 years of age and a Perth priest for 27 years when he became the first Bishop ever to be Consecrated in Geraldton's St Francis Xavier Cathedral.ƒ‚‚‚  He had scarcely got to know his diocese when 2 years later he was chosen to be Arch Bishop of Perth before his departure he had set up the plans for the construction of a new cathedral residence.

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Vision Statement

We are:

* a welcoming community which reaches out to all
* celebrating Christ's presence
* joyfully living out our Christian calling across distance and diversity
This vision states that as a Diocese, we aim to be a welcoming, missionary, centred on Christ, and each striving to live one's particular vocation.
It is in living out our calling that we praise God, follow Christ, influence society and achieve the goal of eternal life won for us by Christ.
In the parishes we have encouraged people to measure whatever they do against this Diocesan vision.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Most Rev. Justin Bianchini, DD

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Buzzword - He is Risen
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9th Sunday of OT – Sheet-anchor

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20th Sunday in OT - Consideration

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Random Homilies: Year B

24th Sunday in OT - It isn't Fair

Buzzword - "It isn't Fair"
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7th Sunday in OT - Forgiveness

Buzzword - Forgiveness
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Christmas - Survival

Buzzword‚‚  -‚‚  Survival
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Random Homilies: Year C

2nd Sunday in OT - Where is God

Buzzword - Where is God
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2nd Sunday of Advent - Expectations

Buzzword - Expectations
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Buzzword - Family
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