Tag: Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Intl Day of Persons with Disabilities_Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

  Bishop urges leadership roles for people with disability Leave a Reply The Bishop Delegate for Disability Issues has used his message for the International Day of People with Disability to call on Catholic communities across Australia to invite people with disability to take up leadership positions. The theme for the 2019 celebration, held on… Continue Reading Intl Day of Persons with Disabilities_Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

National Prayer Campaign for People Affected by Drought

Click on the below link to access the full article which was reflected in the eRecord… NATIONAL: Catholic Church announces national drought prayer campaign The Catholic Church in Australia is dedicating the month of November as a time to pray for those affected by crippling drought conditions and to pray for the gift of rain.… Continue Reading National Prayer Campaign for People Affected by Drought

ACBC_Media Release_Church continues to strengthen child safety practices

Read the full statement using the below link… Church continues to strengthen child safety practices “Archbishop Coleridge, the president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, said the Church’s ongoing response to its “shameful” history has marked major milestones in the past year. “The Church’s work to implement and maintain child-safe practices and environments started before… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release_Church continues to strengthen child safety practices

International Day of Persons with Disabilities_3rd December 2018

Church calls for empowerment of people with disability Media Release November 29, 2018  Australia’s bishops have urged all Catholics to promote, empower and recognise the gifts of people with disability. Bishop Don Sproxton, Auxiliary Bishop of Perth and the newly-appointed Bishop Delegate for Disability Issues, said that as the Church prepared for Advent, it was appropriate… Continue Reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities_3rd December 2018

Archbishop’s MEDIA Release_End of Life Care in Western Australia

  By The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth 27 August 2018   “Please find attached a Pastoral Letter regarding the presentation of the End-of-Life Care Report in Western Australia by a Committee of Inquiry last week. Over 700 submissions were received, including my own on behalf of the Catholic community in the… Continue Reading Archbishop’s MEDIA Release_End of Life Care in Western Australia

MEDIA RELEASE_LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

  LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD “If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26). These words of Saint Paul forcefully echo in my heart as I acknowledge once more the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse… Continue Reading MEDIA RELEASE_LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

ACMRO Media Release – Manus Island Five years on (2018)   Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office (ACMRO)   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit 2018ACMRO   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit POSTER   A Migrant & Refugee Stocktake (Eureka Street)   MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  FOR THE  104th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2018 [14… Continue Reading World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme

Read the full statement using the below link… Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme “Since as early as 2013, the Catholic Church has called for a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse,” ACBC president Archbishop Mark Coleridge said. “We support the Royal Commission’s recommendation for a national redress scheme, administered… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme

Plenary Council 2020

May 2018 Bishops Plenary Report   Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Costelloe 20 May 2018 (Plenary Council 2020) perthcatholic.org.au-Week_5-Plenary_2020_journey_launched Plenary Council President Archbishop Tim Costelloe calls all to get involved…  ‘As you may have heard, Pope Francis has just recently given his formal approval for the Catholic Church Australia to hold a Plenary Council in 2020‘…… Continue Reading Plenary Council 2020

ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage

  Read the full statement using the below link… Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations has told the Fair Work Commission that the minimum wage is “manifestly inadequate” and hundreds of thousands of families are living in or threatened by poverty.   “The level and depth… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage

Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis on the call to Holiness in today’s world

1. “REJOICE AND BE GLAD” (Mt 5:12), Jesus tells those persecuted or humiliated for his sake. The Lord asks everything of us, and in return he offers us true life, the happiness for which we were created. He wants us to be saints and not to settle for a bland and mediocre existence. The call… Continue Reading Apostolic Exhortation from Pope Francis on the call to Holiness in today’s world

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