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31 July 2019 by


End of financial year reports and tasks have occupied most of my time during July. I was also busy preparing additional reports for the AMPJP Council meeting that will take place on Friday 02 August 2019. My overwhelming feeling after all this report writing is that the AMPJP is active
29 July 2019 by


Leadership for Mission is a two-year, part-time program structured across four residential sessions and supported through an online learning management system. The sponsored program is open to Catholic women aged 25-35 with diverse personal and professional experiences from across Australia. Designed by and for women inspired by the Gospel, this
12 July 2019 by


In May 2019, the AMPJP committed to building relationships and exploring its options to progress reconciliation with Australia’s First Nations.   A Morrison Government proposal to recognise Australia’s First Peoples in the constitution has been broadly welcomed by key Church organisations. In a National Press Club address on Wednesday, Minister
12 July 2019 by


Francis Sullivan has been appointed by Mercy Partners as Foundational Executive Chair of the One Mater Project and will oversee the implementation of a single Board of Governance to unify all Mater hospitals and health services across Queensland. Mercy Partners is the Public Juridic Person, a canonical body which is
3 July 2019 by


Position Vacant – Plenary Council Discernment and Writing Group Chairs and Members The Bishops Commission for the Plenary Council is seeking people who are willing to be key partners and leaders in the process of discernment as the Church in Australia continues preparing for the Plenary Council in October 2020.
28 June 2019 by


The ordinariness of my June activities was overshadowed by the joyous news that the AMPJP Council has unanimously agreed to accept Sophia Education Ministries as our eleventh member. Most of my June was spent in preparing for our end of financial year audit. I was also busy working with some
28 June 2019 by


On 1st July 2019, the AMPJP welcomes its newest member Sophia Education Ministries. Sophia Education Ministries was established to steward the schools previously under the care of the Sisters of The Society of the Sacred Heart Australia New Zealand: Kincoppal-Rose Bay, Sydney Sacre Coeur, Melbourne Stuartholme School, Brisbane The six
28 June 2019 by


NAIDOC Week begins with the Church celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday (07 July 2019). The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council has produced an excellent resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday message
17 June 2019 by


Article by Lydia O’Kane. Vatican News https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2019-06/pope-declares-climate-emergency.html Pope Francis on Friday meets with participants attending a summit entitled, “The Vatican Dialogues: The Energy Transition and Care for our Common Home”. In comments to the group, he warns that today’s ecological crisis, especially climate change, “threatens the very future of the
14 June 2019 by


A $160,000 scholarship fund, designed to support Aboriginal students at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Medicine, will make an important contribution of improving healthcare in the country’s Aboriginal communities.                           From left: Associate Professor Clive
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