26 March 2018 by

“If the safety of children and other vulnerable people is not at the very centre of the Catholic Church’s mission both here and in all other places around the world then something has gone very wrong in our Church,” Sheree Limbrick, chief of Catholic Professional Standard Ltd (CPSL) said yesterday.
26 March 2018 by

1.  New chapter for Mary Aikenhead Ministries outreach ministry After 28 years of “addressing unmet social need” in NSW, the Sisters of Charity Outreach has a new name and a new goal to attract more volunteers and donors. The not-for-profit, social welfare organisation – which provides much-needed support services to
19 March 2018 by

As we mark the fifth anniversary of the election of Pope Francis the official trailer for Wim Wenders’ new film, Pope Francis – A Man of His Word. “Pope Francis – A Man of His Word,” is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical
9 March 2018 by

Every family and organisation has its anniversaries and special occasions. For St John of God Health Care the 8th of March is the day they celebrated their original founder, St John of God. Their website has an inspirational page entitled Walking in St John of God’s footsteps. You can also
7 March 2018 by

Pope Francis on Friday (02 March 2018) released a video message accompanying his prayer intention for March, which this month is “For formation in spiritual discernment”. The Pope urges people to develop the practice of discernment on a personal and communitarian level. For canonical stewards of Ministerial PJPs that strive
5 March 2018 by

Each year at AIATSIS we celebrate International Women’s Day to acknowledge the women around the globe who continue to empower women and girls through leadership, advocacy, strength and courage. Whether its women in their local communities and regions or on the international stage, women continue to strive to make a
1 March 2018 by

This International Women’s Day (8 March) there is some good news on the participation of women in Catholic Church governance. The most recent Association of Ministerial Public Juridic Persons (AMPJP) survey of its members found: 60% of Trustees are women; and 52% of the members of the Boards of Ministerial
28 February 2018 by

On 21 February 2018, the AMPJP Council met in Melbourne. Two member representatives participated in the meeting via a teleconference facility. This was a tremendously productive meeting and the minutes and other material will be circulated soon. (Photo shows  some of the AMPJP member representatives: Sue Fabian (DEA); Kieran McCarthy (Mercy Partners); Moira Najdecki (GSE); Paul Oakley (EREA); Rosemary Copeland (Kildare Ministries) and Eva Skira (St John of God).
26 February 2018 by

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Post have something important to say about ‘the what’ and ‘the how’ of the Church’s mission, says Sister Patty Fawkner. BY Patty Fawkner SGS  (source: Two recent award-winning films had something to say to me about the Australian Catholic Church in the wake of the Report of
26 February 2018 by

From 22 February 2018 there are new obligations under the Privacy Act 1988. The new Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme under established requirements for entities in responding to data breaches. Entities have data breach notification obligations when a data breach is likely to result in serious harm to any individuals