Tag: Events

Laudato Si_October Weekend Retreat_13-15 Oct 2017

A weekend retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si,” presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC, is being held at Westcourt in Salter Point from the 13th to 15th October. The retreat will explore and celebrate Creation in Today’s World. Details about the retreat are below.  Registrations close a week prior to the retreat weekend, so be sure… Continue Reading Laudato Si_October Weekend Retreat_13-15 Oct 2017

“Celebrating Laudato Si” Weekend Retreat, 21-23 July

A weekend retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si,” presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC, is being held in Safety Bay from the 21st to 23rd July. The retreat will explore and celebrate Creation in today’s world.   Details about the retreat are below, and if you are interested in attending, the registration form can be downloaded… Continue Reading “Celebrating Laudato Si” Weekend Retreat, 21-23 July

World Oceans Day, 8 June 2017 | “Our oceans, our future”

  8 June is the annual World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate, learn about, and take action to protect and conserve the world’s oceans. World Oceans Day has been promoted and run by The Ocean Project since 2002, and has been officially recognised by the United Nations since 2008.   Oceans are crucial to our… Continue Reading World Oceans Day, 8 June 2017 | “Our oceans, our future”

World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

  The first United Nations World Environment Day was held in 1974, and in the years since it has become a global platform for taking action on important environmental issues, successfully involving people around the world in environmentally-focused events like clean ups and the replanting of forests.   Every year a diferent country hosts World… Continue Reading World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

International Day of Families and National Families Week, 15 – 21 May 2017

  The 15th May 2017 marks the United Nations’ International Day of Families, observed every year to draw attention to issues that specifically affect families, which the UN recognise as the basic units of society. This year, the theme is “Families, education and well-being,” focusing on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education… Continue Reading International Day of Families and National Families Week, 15 – 21 May 2017

World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

  13th May 2017 is World Fair Trade Day, a worldwide celebration of fair trade, which helps fight poverty and exploitation by addressing issues of injustice or power imbalance in the supply chain of many products. On 13th May, events will be held around the world to celebrate the positive impact of fair trade, and… Continue Reading World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreat in May 2017

The second retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si” being presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC in 2017 is coming up in the second week of May. Running from 12-14 May, the retreat will be held in Safety Bay and will explore and celebrate Creation in today’s world.   Details about the retreats are below,… Continue Reading Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreat in May 2017

Forced Marriage Workshops, 4-5 May 2017 | ACRATH, Red Cross and CEWA

Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH), Catholic Education WA (CEWA) and the Red Cross have collaborated to present two training workshops in May on forced marriage.   The workshop on 4th May will be aimed at schools, whilst the 5th May workshop will be targeted to practitioners and others wanting to learn more… Continue Reading Forced Marriage Workshops, 4-5 May 2017 | ACRATH, Red Cross and CEWA

Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have created #Mercy2Earth, “a global campaign to encourage Catholics to reflect on Pope Francis’ important “Show Mercy to our Common Home” message and put it into action” (Mercy2Earth).   #Mercy2Earth is split into two parts”: Lent, a time of preparation, and the #Mercy2Earth Weekend, from 22nd – 23rd April, a time of action.… Continue Reading Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

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

Switch off for Earth Hour on Saturday 25th March, 8:30pm-9:30pm

On Saturday 25th March from 8:30pm-9:30pm, Australians and others throughout the world will be switching off for Earth Hour 2017 to promote the importance of taking action on climate change.   This year, Earth Hour are celebrating their 10th year, and the progress that has been made during that time on helping combat climate change.… Continue Reading Switch off for Earth Hour on Saturday 25th March, 8:30pm-9:30pm

National Harmony Day, 21st March

21st March is National Harmony Day in Australia, a nationwide celebration of our country’s cultural diversity, which coincides with the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The message of Harmony Day is ‘everyone belongs’, the Day aims to engage people to participate in their community, respect cultural and religious diversity and foster… Continue Reading National Harmony Day, 21st March

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

Mission as Listening Workshop on 27th March: Listening, Nonviolence and Peacemaking

On 27th March Michael Wood and Brendan McKeague will be facilitating a workshop and conversation called “Mission as Listening.” Based on Pope Francis’ message for World Day of peace 2017, “Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace,” the workshop will look at how churches can equip themselves for listening as a way of practical peacemaking ministry, nonviolence… Continue Reading Mission as Listening Workshop on 27th March: Listening, Nonviolence and Peacemaking

Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreats in March, May, June and July this year

Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC will be presenting four weekend retreats in 2017, “Celebrating Laudato Si.” Details about the retreats are below, and if you are interested in attending one of the retreats, the registration form can be downloaded here. Registrations close a week prior to the retreat weekend, so be sure to… Continue Reading Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreats in March, May, June and July this year

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