Tag: Archdiocese of Perth

Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

  By Caroline Smith  Jesus’ message of compassion and welcoming was brought to the forefront at the recent Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees, where nearly 1000 people came out to support people seeking asylum in Australia and around the world. The annual event was held at St George’s Cathedral on Sunday 9 April and was… Continue Reading Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 9th April

JEDO invites you and your friends to walk with us on Sunday 9th April through the streets of Perth as a show of support for and with refugees and asylum-seekers.   The annual Walk for Justice for Refugees is once again taking place in Perth on Palm Sunday, and JEDO will be walking alongside many other churches… Continue Reading Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 9th April

Aboriginal Catholic Ministry and Centre For Faith Enrichment’s Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program 2017 starts on 25th March

Aboriginal Catholic Ministry and the Centre For Faith Enrichment’s Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program for 2017 is beginning on Saturday 25th March, with the first of four workshops that will be taking place throughout the year.   The program aims to help people in the Perth Catholic faith community understand and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in… Continue Reading Aboriginal Catholic Ministry and Centre For Faith Enrichment’s Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program 2017 starts on 25th March

Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The final hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began on Monday 6th January 2017. Both the Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, and the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC), Archbishop Denis Hart, have released statements prior to the commencement of these final hearings. You can… Continue Reading Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Record » 2016-17 SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT: ‘We who are growing old’ is all of us, says JEDO Director

  By Rachel Curry Despite focusing on the opportunities and challenges posed by our ageing population, the message of the 2016-17 Social Justice Statement is just as relevant for young people as it is for the elderly, according to the Director of the Archdiocese of Perth’s Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO), Carol Mitchell. The… Continue Reading The Record » 2016-17 SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT: ‘We who are growing old’ is all of us, says JEDO Director

The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

  By Caroline Smith Attendees at a recent talk by Irish eco-theologian Father Sean McDonagh were told that Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato Si marked a significant shift in Catholic social teaching, and offered a new vision of interaction between human beings and the rest of creation. Approximately 100 people attended the lecture at the… Continue Reading The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

On 20 November 2016, MercyCare is presenting “Illuminations: a concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community.”   Illuminations will be a concert of uplifting music for chorale and orchestra celebrating the final day of the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy.   The concert will run from 2:30pm to 3:30pm and… Continue Reading MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

The Record | Be the face of the Father’s mercy – Archbishop Costelloe tells agency staff

  By Rachel Curry Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has last week challenged Archdiocese of Perth agency staff to make sure every encounter people have with their agencies is “an encounter with the mercy of Jesus”. The Archbishop delivered the inspiring message during the annual Eucharistic Celebration for Church Agency Personnel at St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday,… Continue Reading The Record | Be the face of the Father’s mercy – Archbishop Costelloe tells agency staff

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