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Over thirty parish RCIA teams were represented at the recent RCIA Regional Seminar. The session focused on the rites and rituals of the RCIA journey, which were dramatised by parish RCIA teams. International speakers Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal (co-founders of the website Team RCIA) were also present.  View photos > 
Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelisation, Fr James Mallon (Canada) will share practical ways to inject new life into parishes. This session is ideal for parish leadership teams and all those with a passion for creating vibrant and dynamic communities of missionary disciples.  Register now >
This year's Walter Silvester Memorial Lecture will be presented by Bishop Eugene Hurley on "The Vision of a Synodal Church in the Year of Mercy". Bishop Hurley represented Australia at the Synod on the Family in Rome in 2015 and will draw on his experience in this timely lecture.  More info > 
Susan Timoney visited Melbourne for two weeks in September, and met with parish councils, pastoral associates and lay chaplains to share some insights in living and enriching the joy of the gospel in parish life. Susan heads the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns in the Archdiocese of Washington (USA).  Watch interview >  
Pope Francis reminds us that the Beatitudes are the “protocol” by which the Christian life is to be lived. This new resource provides an opportunity to reflect on the Beatitudes in the context of our contemporary world. A timely reminder as we journey through the Year of Mercy.  Download copy >
Archbishop Denis Hart has announced the appointment of Ms Cathy Jenkins as the next Director of the Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation, effective October 2016.  Read more >