Tag: JEDO in The Record

The Record: Catholic agencies come together for memorable social gathering

There could not have been a better setting for the social gathering of the Perth Archdiocese Catholic agencies on 4 December 2015 than the picturesque gardens of the Emmaus community in Queens Park. Aside from a range of feature gardens adorned with charming flowers and beautiful Australian plants, the invitees were greeted by a large… Continue Reading The Record: Catholic agencies come together for memorable social gathering

The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

The effects of climate change and the resolve to find a solution has last week prompted Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe to join other local and national religious leaders to sign the Catholic Climate Petition. The petition was presented to the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, and Special Envoy of the French President for… Continue Reading The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

The Justice, Ecology and Development Office last month joined hundreds of West Australians in welcoming refugees, migrants and visitors to Australia at a family fun day at John MacMillan Park. Director Carol Mitchell said it was wonderful to see such a joyous welcome expressed to those from many other nations. The event, said Mrs Mitchell,… Continue Reading The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

The Record » Perth Catholic agencies collaborate to present Laudato Si’ seminar series

Lay faithful across the Archdiocese now have the opportunity to explore Pope Francis’s latest encyclical Laudato Si’ – On Care for Our Common Home – through an exciting series of events. The first of these events was last weekend launched at the Redemptorist Monastery Church inorth Perth. Beginning with a smoking ceremony and Welcome to… Continue Reading The Record » Perth Catholic agencies collaborate to present Laudato Si’ seminar series

The Record » Agencies a way for all to get into social justice

AUSTRALIAN Catholics recognise the need for the Church to do more for social justice, yet most don’t take part in social justice activities in their parish, according to research published by the Pastoral Research Office (PRO) last week. In its June newsletter, the PRO revealed that 75 per cent of Catholics are not regularly involved… Continue Reading The Record » Agencies a way for all to get into social justice

The Record – Beggar deserve Better: JEDO

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH in Perth’s social justice body says plans to make begging a crime in the City of Perth are “very concerning” and “demonises” the poorest members of society. Director of the Archdiocese’s Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) Carol Mitchell told The Record she was concerned about Perth City Council’s push to criminalise… Continue Reading The Record – Beggar deserve Better: JEDO

The Record » New body to channel people’s passion for justice

Mother of three Carol Mitchell says she’s excited to be in charge of the newly established Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) for the Archdiocese of Perth. The new agency, which opened last month, has replaced the Catholic Social Justice Council (CSJC), with Mrs Mitchell serving as the inaugural director. Speaking to The Record recently,… Continue Reading The Record » New body to channel people’s passion for justice

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