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Update from the Gippsland Ordinariate

To the faithful who I carry always in my heart As of noon Monday 23rd March, all places of public worship are now closed on the directive of the Australian Government Phase 1. I would like to take this opportunity … Continue reading

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Litany in time of plague

The attached Litany is adapted from the Rituale Romanum ‘Procession in time of plague’.  I have asked my parishioners to pray this Litany every day while the Virus runs its course.  It is easy to get scared, and feel helpless, … Continue reading

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Dissent and Obedience

‘God is love; and he that dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him. … Perfect love casts out fear’ Sometimes I almost despair.  I have been praised and vilified, scorned, ignored, laughed at, hated, and all because … Continue reading

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Marian Day, Cowwarr, Gippsland

The Most Holy Family invites you to come spend a day with us to celebrate Our Mother, Our Lady of Fatima. Where: St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Church Street, Cowwarr When: Saturday 11 May 2018 Theme: St Jacinta: Reparation and Sacrifice 9am    … Continue reading

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Other Ordinariates (Eastern)

A friend asked me the following question about other Ordinariates. The exact question was “[A friend of mine] was telling us that their parish priest is also married, [previously] from the Uniting Church so it  got me wondering are there … Continue reading

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Plenary Council Reflection of a Magisterial Catholic

Msgr Harry Entwistle, Ordinary of the Ordinariate of the Southern Cross, has asked us to prayerfully reflect on the question posed by the forthcoming Plenary Council, “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?” … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings and Times

For all of the friends of the Gippsland Ordinariate those who are near, and those who are far away, this year has been rich in blessings of many kinds. Our missal is now a couple of years old, and it … Continue reading

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Original Sin – forgotten?

I have been thinking. I have been thinking that we have forgotten original sin. In the great leap forward of humanity into a culture of death, and those within the Church that follow the world, and not Christ, we have forgotten … Continue reading

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Novena of masses for the crimes, and sins of the Clergy

The Gippsland Ordinariate is offering a Novena of Masses in reparation for the heinous sins, and crimes, of some of the clergy, not only in Australia, but in the USA, Chile, Italy, Ireland, and throughout the world.  These masses will … Continue reading

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Fidelity, and Trust in God

I have been thinking a bit lately about ‘Fidelity’.  What does it mean to be faithful?  ‘Faithful’ means loyal, full of faith or trust; firmly and resolutely staying with a person, group, cause, belief, or idea, without waver, despite the … Continue reading

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