28 February 2022 by

Summary of AMPJP Council Meeting 09th Feb 2022   1. AMPJP Membership application from Mercy Ministry Companions – With great enthusiasm the Council approved the AMPJP membership application from Mercy Ministry Companions effective as of 01 March 2022.   2. Papers: “MPJPs in Australia” and “The Role of the Canonical
4 February 2022 by

The Bishops of Western Australia, as the Members of Catholic Education Western Australia Limited, have announced the appointment of Ms Eva Skira AM as a Commissioner and Chair‑elect of the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA). Eva’s appointment as the Chair of CECWA will take effect from Monday 6
29 January 2022 by

I returned from my Christmas-New Year break on 10 January 2022. Most of the month was spent preparing for meetings in early February 2022. CORMSAA, the AMPJP Formation Committee and the AMPJP Council all needed meeting papers prepared. I find that meeting papers are helpful in reminding me of commitments
29 January 2022 by

The AMPJP  congratulates Very Rev Peter Williams on being awarded a Member of The Order of Australia on 26 January 2022. It is appropriate that the Governor General has recognised his many, varied and significant contributions to the Catholic Institute of Sydney, Diocese of Parramatta, and various Liturgical bodies. The
27 January 2022 by

The AMPJP congratulates Sr Anne Hetherington rsm for her award of an Order of Australia medal on 26 January 2022. The Award citation notes Anne’s many contributions within the Catholic Church which have enriched Australian society. Anne had a key role in the establishment and early growth of Mercy Partners.
27 January 2022 by

Australia Day is complicated for many First Australians, and we have a long way to go before all Australians feel comfortable celebrating Australia Day on January 26, or indeed at all. Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples feel that moving the date would be a starting point for creating
19 January 2022 by

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) held its first ever Virtual Spirituality retreat from 21-24 November 2021. The presentations from this retreat each explored and developed concepts including Caring for our Common Home and the path to a better future and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
20 December 2021 by

Two AMPJP meetings dominated December 2021. On 09 Dec 2021, the AMPJP’s MPJP Canonical Stewards Formation Committee met via videoconference. This was the second meeting of this committee and they engaged in the task of articulating the elements of their three-year plan of formation activities. The committee will work on
17 December 2021 by

AMPJP contribution to the Catholic Church in Australia’s submission to the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops   “A synodal Church is a Church of participation and co-responsibility.”[1] The bicameral structure of Ministerial Public Juridic Persons (MPJP)[2] is an expression of synodal governance that might be helpful in
17 December 2021 by

AMPJP Executive Officer will be on leave from Friday 24 December 2021 and returning to work on Monday 10th January 2022. Feature image courtesy of: Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash
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