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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

Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Concertgoers react after fleeing Manchester Arena in England where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing on 22 May. At least 22 people, including children, were killed and dozens wounded after an explosion at the concert venue. Authorities said it was Britain’s deadliest case of terrorism since 2005. Photo: CNS/Jon Super. By Simon Caldwell Pope… Continue Reading Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

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

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

The Record | Catholic Mission steps up campaign against human trafficking

  By Rachel Curry The powerful message that every person can make a difference in the fight against human trafficking has inspired more than 70 attendees at the second Is She Safe? gathering hosted by the Catholic Mission Perth Office. Held on Tuesday, 11 October to coincide with the International Day of the Girl-Child, the… Continue Reading The Record | Catholic Mission steps up campaign against human trafficking

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

The Record | 2016 SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT: Perth launch heralds personal story

  By Rachel Curry Described as a text that will touch the heart of every person in our society, the Australian Catholic Bishops’ 2016-2017 Social Justice Statement has been launched locally in Perth by Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton. A Place at the Table: Social Justice in an Ageing Society was launched on Tuesday, 20 September… Continue Reading The Record | 2016 SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT: Perth launch heralds personal story

Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

The Record have published a helpful video on their YouTube channel, explaining what Year of Mercy resources are available for the use of Parishes and others of faith in 2016. One of these resources was created by our own JEDO Director, Carol Mitchell.   In the video, eRecord editor Jamie O’Brien speaks with Chairman for the Archdiocesan Year of… Continue Reading Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

The Record » Compassion for refugees reflected in annual Palm Sunday march

Around 1,000 people from varied faith and social justice backgrounds gathered for the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees on 20 March, with a strong Catholic contingent reflecting on the need to show compassion to people seeking asylum. The event began at  St George’s Cathedral in central Perth, where attendees listened to a number… Continue Reading The Record » Compassion for refugees reflected in annual Palm Sunday march

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE: DHANIRAM’S STORY

https://youtu.be/UcpEbRJRqZQ ‘Never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity!’ Pope Francis. Dhaniram is driven to help create change in his village. Through the grass-roots Hamara Haq (‘our rights’) project, run by Caritas India and supported by Caritas Australia, he’s gained the skills to help his community claim what’s rightfully theirs… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE: DHANIRAM’S STORY

2016 Easter Message from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB – The Record

Read the message below, or watch the video here. 2016 EASTER MESSAGE   By The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth   26 and 27 March 2016   Download the full text in PDF As we celebrate the great Easter mystery in this Jubilee Year of Mercy, I am reminded more forcefully than ever… Continue Reading 2016 Easter Message from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB – The Record

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

http://youtu.be/TtDx5Zawhqg Education and training have helped Sreymom transform from an inexperienced young midwife into a confident healthcare worker. Now she has the skills to provide vital healthcare, support and information to indigenous mothers and children in remote Northeast Cambodia. In the beautiful, remote Mondulkiri province of Northeast Cambodia the majority of the population is made… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Creating new connections to traditional culture – Evangeline’s story

Twenty-five year old Evangeline is a proud young Ramingining woman from the small town of Beswick (Wugularr) in the Northern Territory who, with the support of Caritas Australia, is helping to preserve the art and culture of Aboriginal communities and provide greater meaning for herself and other young local people. As senior Artsworker at the… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Creating new connections to traditional culture – Evangeline’s story

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