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2013 Midyear News

I write my Midyear Newsletter to all who so generously have supported Communio, many of whom have done so year after year. The 2012 Christmas Appeal raised just over $29,000 and I want to thank you sincerely for your generosity towards this Appeal.

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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

Random Homilies: Year A

Mary, Mother of God - New Beginnings

Buzzword - "New Beginnings"
Bk of Numbers - Traditional Jewish blessing


2nd Sunday of Easter - Doubting Thomas

Buzzword - Doubting Thomas!
Increasingly, it would seem, we live in an age in which trust has become a scarce commodity

20th Sunday in OT - Consideration

Buzz-Word - Consideration
So and so calls himself/herself a "Christian"! You'd never think it judging by


Random Homilies: Year B

All Saints - Immortality

Buzzword - Immortality!
Fact or fiction! This is the ever present question all people ask. There is no doubt that all f

6th Sunday of Easter - Fulfilment

Buzzword - Fulfilment
For those seeking an understanding of life through religious values, total fulfilment only comes

1st Sunday of Advent - Hope

Buzzword - Hope
"Hope springs eternal in the human breast". So wrote Alexander Pope, English poet and essayis


Random Homilies: Year C

Baptism of Our Lord - Ambassadors

Buzzword - Ambassadors
The readings today continue to focus our attention on Christ and His ministry. In doing this, of

Feast of the Ascension - Get on with it

Buzzword - "Get on with it!"
Advice that many of us give to others, or receive, when the job in hand appears

19th Sunday in OT - I Believe
Buzzword - ' I BELIEVE"
For many, in today's age of technological wonder and scientific discovery, faith