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From: Parramatta Diocese        Aug 5 Parramatta and online, Aug 14, Melbourne

Dr Myriam Wijlens: “The Prophetic Voice of the Laity in the Renewal of the Church”.

Internationally recognised Dutch theologian, ecumenist and consultor to several Vatican bodies, Dr Myriam Wijlens will be coming to Australia as part of the “Bishop Vincent Presents” Series to deliver a free public lecture on ‘The prophetic voice of the laity in the renewal of the Catholic Church.’

Dr Myriam’s lecture will precede the second assembly of the Synod on Bishops on Synodality in Rome in October. Dr Myriam is a consultor to the Synod and is a member of its Coordinating Commission. She has a unique perspective and insights on how synodality is practised around the global Catholic Church.

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From Third Sector, Sept 10 – 12, Sydney

Third Sector Live Conference

As not-for-profit organisations in Australia continue to fulfill their vital roles in serving communities and advancing social causes, they are also confronted with a number of challenges stemming from an increasingly volatile and complex operating environment.

These challenges encompass regulatory adherence, financial stewardship, workforce dynamics, volunteer engagement, fostering inclusivity, forging partnerships, environmental stewardship, governance standards, and emerging technologies like AI and cybersecurity threats.

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From Cardijn Institute Australia,       July 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, online

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 widely respected figure in the union movement.

Brian and Jean will both join us for this don’t miss event on Thursday 4 July.

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