Recently, Broken Bay Diocese launched an exceptional kit responding to to domestic violence from a Catholic perspective. In launching it the Diocese explained: ‘The family is where safety, nurture, and the flourishing of individuals and relationships should be the primary experiences. Violence in the context of the family is particularly destructive, and absolutely contrary to a Christian … Continue reading Broken Bay Diocese Launches Domestic Violence Kit
Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. In 2018, Homelessness Week is the 6-12 August with a theme ‘Ending homelessness together’. Homelessness Week came about from various churches and missions running winter vigils … Continue reading Homelessness Week 2018
Welcome to Winter! It seems impossible that June is already here and the cold weather has finally arrived—after a few false starts! In this edition we cover a range of issues and recap some recent events. We have a wrap-up of our May Social Justice Gathering as well as from the service to mark International … Continue reading New Act Justly Is Here!
Sophia Skarparis, a year 10 Monte Sant Angelo, North Sydney student is putting her faith into action by carrying out the mammoth task of gathering 10 000 signatures for a petition to ‘Ban the Bag’. Heavy and single-use plastic bags are not banned in NSW, unlike in many other states, and though many supermarkets and … Continue reading Ban the Bag – Local Catholic Student’s Campaign
Today, like most Australians, we are dissecting and taking in the Federal Budget. Most of the major dailies have put out tax tables to make it easy to see how much you will or won’t get back in the centre piece of the budget – tax cuts. But we want to direct some of our … Continue reading The Budget – Beyond the Tax Cuts