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Global Week of Action on Food, 15-22 October

October 13, 2017

The global Food Week of Action includes World Food Day (16 October) as well as the International Day for Disaster Reduction (13 October), International Day of Rural Women (15 October). The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is 17 October.

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Rights of workers and the unemployed: October Prayer Intention of Pope Francis

October 4, 2017

We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Rights of workers and the unemployed.

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Season of Creation Ends but our Work Continues

October 3, 2017

The Season of Creation (1 September – 4 October) concludes on the feast day of St Francis of Assisi, honoured by the Catholic Church as the Patron Saint of animals and ecology because he was a great lover of creation.

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

September 24, 2017

Achieving global nuclear disarmament was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946.

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International Day of Peace, 21 September

September 20, 2017

The International Day of Peace, or World Peace day as it is often referred to, is observed each year on 21 September.

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Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy.

September 8, 2017

In Australia the last Sunday in September is 'Social Justice Sunday'. Each year on this day the Bishops issue a major statement of focus.

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Parishes at the service of mission: September 2017 Prayer intention of Pope Francis

September 8, 2017

We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Parishes at the service of mission.

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Season of Creation (1 September- 4 October) Begins with World Day of Prayer

August 27, 2017

In 2015, Pope Francis designated 1 September as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in the Catholic Church,

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Celebrating the Feast of the Assumption - 15 August 2017

August 14, 2017

"Mary's assumption reminds us that we too are glory bound - we too will be filled with the fullness of God."

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St Mary of the Cross MacKillop (1842 – 1909)

August 7, 2017

Australia’s only canonised saint (2010), her feast day is celebrated on 8 August

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