Friday, October 8, 2010


Cath News report: The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney University and UTS chaplaincies are planning "the largest youth event in Sydney" to celebrate the canonisation of Blessed Mary MacKillop.
According to a media release, the gathering planned for Tuesday, October 12, will bring together students to listen to live music, attend talks, take adoration and celebrate on Notre Dame's Broadway site in the lead up to the making of Australia's first saint.
Notre Dame Chaplain, Fr Vincent Magat said the day aims to bring University students closer to the Canonisation and is an opportunity for them to get involved in the fun of the event.
"We want students to be a part of this great occasion, for them to learn about Mary and what a wonderful life she had and to be inspired by her and what she achieved.
The event will start at 10am and will carry on well into the night with, with the main talks at 11.30am and 1.30pm. Two festival masses will be held at 12.30pm and 5pm respectively.

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