Thursday 12 October, 7.30-9.30pm

YTU Study Centre, 34 Bedford Street, Box Hill
YTU is hosting an evening conversation with Bishop Vincent Long, Maria Kirkwood and Francis Sullivan on ‘Building a healthier Church: where to from here?’ All welcome.
Cost: Free, no need to RSVP


Friday 13 October

Sacred Heart Church, Corner Rathdowne and Pelham Streets, Carlton from 6pm, then dinner at Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne from 7pm

The Victorian Branch of the Royal School of Church Music Australia invites you to an ecumenical celebration of Choral Vespers at Sacred Heart Church followed by a spring dinner at Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Choral Vespers will be directed by St Francis’ Church Director of Music, Tony Way. The fundraising dinner following in the city will support training of young church musicians. Guest speaker will be inspirational popular performer, conductor, singer and organist, Noel Ancell, artistic director of the Australian Boys Choral Institute, conductor of the Australian Boys’ Choir, the Kelly Gang and the Vocal Consort.
Cost: $65

Saturday 14 October, 11am

St Pius X Parish Church, 419 Waterdale Road, West Heidelberg

St Pius X Parish, with Catholic Social Services Victoria, warmly welcomes all to a Mass to mark the completion of Mental Health Week 2017. It is an opportunity to pray and stand with the suffering Christ within our communities and help raise awareness of mental health issues.
Enquiries: St Pius X Parish on 9457 5794

Thursday 19 October, 12–2pm

Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert Street, East Melbourne

Catholic Social Services is hosting a lunchtime conversation forum to mark Anti-Poverty Week 2017. Come along and join the conversation with Fr Bruce Duncan and Prof. Paul Smyth (significant contributors to Everyone’s Business) as they look back on Pope Paul VI’s 1967 encyclical Populorum progressio up to the Australian Catholic Bishops’ 2017 Social Justice Statement ‘Everyone’s Business’, on the various dimensions of human flourishing and social justice. Sandwich lunch provided.
Bookings: Lucia 9287 5566 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Tuesday 24 October, 6.30pm  

Christ Lecture Theatre at ACU, Young Street, Fitzroy  

This year’s annual lecture features Donatella Acerbi, president of the General Coordination Council of the Union of Catholic Apostolate. She will be discussing the joys and struggles of a lay woman leader in the global Church. Light refreshments will be offered from 5.45pm. Cost: Free Registration: Call Anne Dowling on 9304 2926 Details and RSVP: by Monday 16 October to Anne Dowling for catering purposes on 9304 2926 or Ronnie Maloney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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