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A Catholic Guide to Partying

Last edited 6th April 2017

Ever wonder why one of the biggest parties in the USA, Mardi Gras, is so popular in one of the most Catholic cities in the country, New Orleans? The truth is, Catholics know how to party. In this video, Catholic speaker Mari Pablo shares how surprised she was when she found out how much her Catholic friends loved to simply have fun. She shows how we can do the same and share our faith in the process.

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A 24 Hours for the Lord Parish Odyssey

Last edited 3rd April 2017

Continuing the custom called for by Pope Francis, parishes around Sydney opened their doors for an extended time of Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrament of Penance this Lent. On assignment for The Catholic Weekly, Photographer Giovanni Portelli takes us with him on his adventure through the unique parish communities around Sydney on the 24th of March 2017 during the 24 Hours for the Lord event.

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Wise men or wiseguys?

Last edited 22nd December 2016

Finding the perfect Christmas present was a problem even at the very first Christmas.

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The Lights of Christmas 2016 Live Webcast on Xt3

Last edited 1st December 2016

Lights of Christmas 2016 presented by Payce, will be launched on the 8th of December 2016 at St. Mary's Cathedral.

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'It's my favourite thing': Claudia Rowe, 5, wins Sun-Herald Halloween drawing competition

Last edited 30th October 2016

A Halloween-themed children's drawing competition for The Sun-Herald has received more than 300 entries. Claudia Rowe, 5, from Haberfield was adjudged the best in her age category by Fairfax Media Walkley-award winning cartoonist and illustrator John Shakespeare.

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What's the difference between Halloween, All Saints, All Souls, Day of the Dead?

Last edited 30th October 2016

The Days of the Dead are approaching. But do you really know what they are? Everyone knows the secular holiday of Halloween, which happens this year on Monday night, Oct. 31.

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A 'Box of Tricks': How an Abandoned Piano delighted a Sydney neighbourhood

Last edited 27th October 2016

It stood abandoned for a day in an inner-Sydney street, bringing unexpected delight to everyone within earshot. An old piano, dumped on the side of O'Connor Street in Chippendale, proved irresistible to a stream of passersby who stopped to tickle the ivories.

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Here are 10 Very Interesting Facts About the Catholic Church You Probably Didn't Know!

Last edited 27th October 2016

1. Vatican City has the highest crime rate in the world! With a population around 500 people and a little over one crime per day, the Vatican crime rate is above 100 percent, per capita. Although the fact is shocking it should be remembered that the Vatican is about one square mile in size, and has nearly 20 million visitors annually. Most of the crimes are pickpockets, purse snatching and other petty offenses done by outsiders.

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He looks at Sadness and Turns it Upside Down': 12-yr-old Campbell makes Teddy Bears for Sick Kids

Last edited 25th October 2016

"Lots of people like skateboarding and socialising with their friends, I just like coming home and sewing". Campbell Remess has an unusual hobby: sewing. Specifically, he makes teddy bears, and gives them to children at the local hospital. "If Campbell could be on that sewing machine 24/7, he would," said his mother, Sonia.

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The Nativity Show from the Creators of the Muppets

Last edited 15th September 2016

Most people know Jim Henson as the man who brought the world the beloved comedic puppet characters known as the Muppets: Kermit the Frog, his on-again, off-again diva girlfriend Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and Big Bird, to name just a few.

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