National Vocations Network Meeting


Aim of the Network: - To promote vocation ministry  inclusive of all vocations - To connect, share stories, best practices and resources for vocation ministry - To meet at least four times a year virtually - To provide a safe space to discuss and meet one another The meeting is


Safeguarding – Leaders and Leadership Teams training in 2024

For 2024 we have redesigned the Leaders Program to be relevant to both Church Authorities like bishops and religious leaders as well as their Leadership Teams, on the basis that its helpful for those who are delegated responsibilities to be part of ensuring a national and consistent approach to safeguarding.

Reimagining Priesthood in the Church of the 21st Century

ACU Greg Craven Centre Level 7, St Teresa of Kolkata Building 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia

Theologies of Priesthood Panel: you’re invited. The priesthood is a central element of Roman Catholic faith, in which the one Priesthood of Christ grounds the priesthood of all believers through baptism and the ministerial priesthood of the order of the presbyterate. These are essential elements of the Church’s self-understanding, and


Cardijn June Webinar – Fr Louis Camelli


For our next ACI webinar, we have a very special guest from the USA, Fr Louis Cameli, Cardinal Cupich’s delegate for formation and mission in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Citing the significant historical role played by the Cardijn movements in the USA, he recently called for the Church to retrieve


Xavier School of Mission- update – now being held in 2025

Holy Spirit Seminary, Banyo 487 Earnshaw Rd, Banyo, QLD, Australia

The Xavier School of Mission aims to equip and form leaders in evangelisation at the service of the Dioceses of Queensland and beyond. It is a dynamic and flexible resource that places the Church’s mission to evangelise at the heart of Holy Spirit Seminary’s formative process. It emerges from Holy Spirit Provincial Seminary’s commitment


St Thomas More Parish and Forum Annual Dinner 2024 – Fr Rob Galea

Mercure Hotel, Canberra Limestone Avenue, Braddon, ACT, Australia

19th Annual St Thomas More Lecture. Keynote Speaker: Fr Rob Galea St Thomas More Parish and Forum Dinner 2024 We will soon be a generation surrounded by Artificial Intelligence. How can the Catholic Church utilise this intelligence to reach out and draw young people to Christ? Fr Rob Galea is


NZ Catholic Education Convention 2024

TSB Arena Wellington

The Board and staff of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office extend a warm welcome to you and invite you to attend the 2024 Catholic Education Convention. The 2024 Convention will bring together Catholic educators, Bishops, priests, school trustees and a range of others associated with our national Catholic education

Performance management and misconduct


Strategies for supporting performance improvement, including developing performance improvement plans (PIPs) with specific goals, will be explored. Participants will also learn to avoid common mistakes during PIPs and conduct performance processes reasonably, ensuring fairness and empathy.

Mission Inspired Leadership #4

Session 4: DELIVER SOCIAL IMPACT SUSTAINABLY – how to thrive together for the common good  Facilitator: Robyn Miller This final session brings the first three together and focusses on practical action. How can core purpose and associated principles be best applied within the Catholic social services sector and in our broader community?

Cyber Safety and Digital Wellness

Presented by Kayelene Kerr, founder of eSafeKids, this workshop is filled with up-to-date information, real world examples, practical strategies, conversation starters and resource recommendations to support cyber safety and digital wellness of children and young people. Workshop content: An overview of Australian children online Age inappropriate, hurtful, harmful and illegal

Bridges of Faith: An Interfaith Discussion with Mongolia’s Cardinal Giorgio Marengo

ACU North Sydney 40 Edward Street, North Sydney, NSW, Australia +1 more

Catholic Mission invites you to join us for a vibrant panel discussion featuring Cardinal Giorgio Marengo, where we will explore the vital role of interfaith dialogue and its impact both in Australia and Mongolia. The panel will include leading experts from various backgrounds and lived experiences, offering a broad perspective


Spiritual Care Australia Conference 2024

ACU North Sydney 40 Edward Street, North Sydney, NSW, Australia

“Patterns of Creative Spiritual Care – Enriching the Journey to Hope” Our Patterns of Creative Spiritual Care conference is the premiere event of Spiritual Care Australia highlighting and supporting the work of pastoral care, spiritual care and chaplaincy in Australia.

Innovation in Church Life


NCLS Research is pleased to invite you to a free webinar on Thursday 27th June to hear the latest findings on innovation in church life. Join us for an engaging webinar where we delve into the latest research on local churches' readiness to innovate, and provide a 2024 snapshot of church planting


Catholic Social Services Governance Forum

Mary MacKillop Place 11 Mount Street,, North Sydney, NSW, Australia

Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) proudly announces its inaugural Governance Forum, scheduled for 1-2 July 2024 at Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney. Designed for Board Directors and Advisory Council members of Catholic social service providers, this event aims to explore governance challenges and opportunities, both common to the NFP sector


Australian Catholic Theological 2024 Conference: “Synodality”

ACU Leadership Centre and Banyo Campus Brisbane

“The world in which we live, and which we are called to love and serve, even with its contradictions, demands that the Church strengthen cooperation in all areas of mission. It is precisely this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium.” Pope Francis, cited

Brian “Brother” Smiddy – This worker life


For our July webinar, we have a very special guest, former Melbourne YCW leader and trade unionist, Brian "Brother" Smiddy. In collaboration with Jean Ker Walsh, Brian has recently published his autobiography "Brother Smiddy - This worker life," which tells the story of how he came to be such a


Catholic Secondary Principals Australia National Conference

Crown Resort Perth Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood, WA, Australia

Dreaming the Future of Catholic Education Together, we will delve into visionary ideas and innovative strategies that will shape the future of Catholic education, ensuring it remains a beacon of hope and wisdom for generations to come. The two-day program includes keynote speakers, student panels and abstract presentations and workshops.

Catholic Schools NSW Education Law Symposium

Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney

Catholic Schools NSW is pleased to announce that it will hold its annual Education Law Symposium on Monday 15 July 2024, at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. Designed for leaders involved in the management and governance of Catholic schools, systems, and agencies, this in-person event will explore the complex governance issues

In Conversation with Michael McGirr


Join us for what will be a fascinating and entertaining conversation with popular author Michael McGirr and Alice Carwardine, Catholic Earthcare Coordinator Caritas Australia. Together they will discuss Michael's new book Every Day is New:  Prayers & Reflections for Ordinary Time. In Every Day is New, Michael invites you to put aside a little time on the