Dear Readers, Welcome to our June-July 2019 edition of Act Justly! For those of you who are not already aware, we begin this issue by saying farewell to Dr Kim Doyle from our office, who has taken up a new job. In the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on … Continue reading New Act Justly – June-July 2019!
Join us as we shed some light on the big social justice issues of today! Topics include: Domestic Violence; The Church and Mining – an Update from Rome; Post-Election Analysis on Housing, Climate, Wages and Labour, and Refugee and Asylum Seekers; and a parishioner panel and discussion on Developing an Archdiocesan Social Justice Coordination Team. … Continue reading Social Justice Gathering – Hot Topics
The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney is holding a Mass of Remembrance and a Candlelight Vigil for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Archbishop Fisher has invited everyone to join him this Friday 26th April 2019 at 5.30pm Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral to commend the souls of our brothers and sisters to … Continue reading Mass and Candlelight Vigil for Victims of the Easter Sunday Bombings
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has just released a Statement for the Federal Election. It is not a ‘who-to-vote’ for guide, but rather a Statement that guides us to Catholic values and teachings broadly and on specific issues so that we can make a more informed decision at the ballot box as engaged Catholics and … Continue reading Australian Catholic Bishops’ Election Statement
Its time to start thinking about where to source your ethical Easter eggs for 2019! Fortunately, there are a bunch of different options fair trade options which means they are made without modern slavery in their supply chains. For example, the Moser Roth mini Easter eggs (available from ALDI) are fair trade. Alternatively Oxfam stocks … Continue reading Ethical Easter Eggs 2019