A highlight in October was the webinar on the Role of Trustees/Canonical Stewards in the MPJP. This was the fourth in a series of AMPJP webinars where the MPJP Trustees/Canonical Stewards shared information about their structure and functioning. These webinars were well attended with high levels of satisfaction for both
Richard Haddock, Chair of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and member of the AMPJP Council, was recently awarded a Knight Commander of the Order of St Gregory for his continuing contribution to the Church and Australian community since receiving a Knighthood in the same order in 2008. His governance roles in the
Catholic Health Australia pays tribute to the more than 80,000 employees of its hospital and aged care members for their efforts during the past few months with the launch of a series of films thanking them. The films feature eight employees drawn from across two organisations and were filmed at
With the calling of the delegates, we begin to work towards Assembly 1 of the Plenary Council in earnest. While Discernment continues across the country, delegates will undergo formation and be sent documents in advance. These documents will include the THEMATIC PAPERS written by the Writing and Discernment Groups.
Sydney, 12 October 2020: This Saturday 17 October 2020 will mark the 10th anniversary of Saint Mary MacKillop’s canonisation at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome, declaring her Australia’s first canonised saint. Pope Benedict XVI addressed tens of thousands gathered in St Peter’s Square. About 9000 Australians travelled to celebrate this
On 10 October 2020 Pope Francis released a video message calling all individuals, families, businesses, organisations and governments to three actions: education on the link between environmental problems and human actions; the right to water and nutrition; and transition to renewable energy. Pope Francis said that the logic of science
I know that we are well into Spring as my sleep is disrupted by the early sunrise and the call of the Eastern Koel. At the other end of the day, I hear the regular croaking of a frog who has recently returned to my backyard pond for tadpole making
The four-unit course brings together the head, the heart and the hands, emphasising the spiritual underpinnings of theology and developing leaders’ capacities to integrate a deep understanding of the Catholic imagination, its ethos and mission, with day-to-day leadership functions in modern organisations. 2021 Unit Dates and Locations: Unit
The Governing Council of Good Samaritan Education is very pleased to inform you of the appointment of Dr Jane Comensoli as the new Executive Director of Good Samaritan Education. Jane replaces Mrs Leonie Keaney, who tendered her resignation late last year after four years of dedicated service to Good Samaritan Education.
Catholic Theological College lecturers are offering “Engaging your Catholic Faith” short online presentations on a range of topics in theology, scripture, pastoral studies and spirituality. Our goal is to provide faith enrichment resources for those seeking some adult faith development in these areas. The sessions will be held via Zoom, and