Catholic religious women and men gathered in their local communities on December 2, the First Sunday of Advent and beginning of the new Church year, to mark the National Day of Sorrow and Promise.
Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, has urged the Federal Government to make climate change a priority through domestic emissions policies and international leadership.
Celebrations marking the 75th year since the beginning of the Missionary Sisters of Service (MSS) began with a pilgrimage through Tasmania to Bruny Island where it all began.
A group of younger religious from more than 10 congregations gathered in Sydney recently to share their stories of ministry and their hopes for the future.
A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse and from his roots a bud shall blossom” (Isaiah 11:1). Where in my lived experience am I yearning for the sprout of hope to be born and nurtured? asks CRA President, Sr Monica Cavanagh rsj.