Author: Lawrie Hallinan

28 August 2020 by

President of the Plenary Council and Perth Archbishop, Timothy Costelloe SDB, calls for discernment to be part of the normal practice of personal and Church life. In a short 6 minute video Archbishop Costelloe speaks of some of the main points in his recent paper on discernment. You can read
26 August 2020 by

On 25 August 2020, the members of the AMPJP gathered via video-conference for their Annual General Meeting. One of the main actions of the meeting was the acceptance of the AMPJP Annual Report 2019-20 Member Representatives made the following comments on AMPJP’s 2019-2020: There is productive dialogue and energy amongst
24 August 2020 by

The Association of Ministerial PJPs (AMPJP) congratulates and thanks the Implementation Advisory Group and its Governance Review Project Team on the report: “The Light From The Southern Cross”.   Eva Skira AM, AMPJP Council Chair said: The Light From The Southern Cross interim report is a significant achievement for the
20 August 2020 by

This year many of us are making the most of any opportunity to leave our home-based COVID-19 social isolation and enjoy fresh air, sunshine and the sense of space outdoors.   This is an even more attractive prospect with the arrival of spring.   The days are getting longer, the air
13 August 2020 by

Catholic Earthcare is a place and platform where the many, diverse voices within our church community come together, in dialogue, to help and co-create our shared future. We have designed this significant church event with a wide audience in mind. We hope you’ll explore the themes and register for the
4 August 2020 by

The Catholic bishops of Australia have released the Social Justice Statement 2020-21, on the critical subject of mental health, in the lead-up to Social Justice Sunday on August 30. The, To Live Life to the Full: Mental health in Australia today, encourages faith communities, governments and individuals to make mental
31 July 2020 by

It is a good time to be inside. Heavy rain, cold temperatures, cloudy skies, strong winds, high surf – all the elements of winter make me glad to be working from home. The real and feared COVID-19 outbreaks are another reason that I avoid unnecessarily going out. Emails, ZOOM and
31 July 2020 by

Text: ACBC. and Photos from The Record (Archdiocese of Perth)   The working document – or instrumentum laboris – for the Plenary Council will provide a constant reminder of the need for deep and ongoing discernment of God’s will for the Church, the Council’s president has said. Work recently began
24 July 2020 by

The 1st July 2020 saw the coming together of the Mater Hospital & Health Services in South Queensland, Central Queensland and North Queensland. This has been an initiative of the combined strategies of Mercy Partners, the Canonical Sponsors and civil owners, of the Mater Hospitals and Health Services together with
29 June 2020 by

Even in the middle of winter there are occasional blue skies and blossoms. There were two major projects that occupied my time in June 2020. As well as keeping me busy they also helped me to see our growth and progress as an Association. Preparing for the 16 June AMPJP
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