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"Dear Lord,
May we always be mindful of your teaching: Love God & love your neighbour."

Weekly bulletin articles from the parish priest

Not from the Pulpit - Fr Andrew Bullen SJ - Parish Priest - 31st & 1st

A homily given by Fr. Andy Bullen to Catholic high school students in Melbourne a few years ago….

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“What happened on your first day at school?” For some of you the event is so recent, just a week or so ago, that you could say “Lots of things” and tells us them in detail. Others might scratch their heads and then say perhaps “The school was so big, and noisy”. Others might recall that it was exciting and scary at the same time. Others, after reflecting a bit, “It was the first time I spent a full day away from home and mum and dad; it was the beginning of something huge in my life, it set a pattern that I am still living in years later”.

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Not from the Pulpit - Fr. Andrew Bullen SJ – Parish Priest

Ordinary time again, as the Church calls it, and over 30 weeks of it ahead through the year.

Green is the colour – hope, greenery, life; the ordinary makings of our day.

How ordinary is ordinary?                                                  

This year we are going to go through this ordinary time with Mark’s gospel, the toughest of the four. 

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Piero's World: David Attenborough's Favourite Painting

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Piero’s World: Pieran optics as revealed in “The Baptism”

Afterwards for days Piero’s world informs your own – the city streets, the placement of buildings, are as he painted them, or should be.

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