Please join us for our last 2017 Social Justice Gathering. We will have speakers on a variety of topics related to the new Social Justice Statement, ‘Everyone’s Business: Building an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy’. There will be a mix of practical and informative sessions and time to renew or begin relationships with social justice leaders … Continue reading Final Social Justice Gathering!
Yesterday (Sept 19) the JPO and the Archdiocese’s Life Marriage and Family Centre came together with the Shop Distributive Allied Employees Association (SDA – Union for retail and fast food workers) and partners and friends of the Sydney Alliance to fight for Boxing Day trading restriction to be reinstated. You will remember we lost these … Continue reading Saving Boxing Day for Families
The real call of this [Statement] is to move beyond ‘them and us’ to being only us!’ – Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO We were thrilled to attend the national launch of the 2017-18 Bishop’s Social Justice Statement this morning. Titled Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy, the Statement draws on the Church’s … Continue reading Just landed! 2017-18 Social Justice Statement – ‘Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy’
As we said last Wednesday evening at our Housing Assembly with Minister Anthony Roberts and the Greater Sydney Commission, ‘we are in it for the long haul’. Will you join us? Many of the hundreds of you who came along last week have already signed up for an action or two, but if you haven’t … Continue reading Will you join us? Housing Affordability at Parliament House.
Last night over 600 Sydneysiders and over 150 Catholics from across Sydney, Parramatta, Wollongong and Broken Bay joined together with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP and other religious and civil leaders to ask the NSW Government and the Greater Sydney Commission to do more for affordable housing in our city. We pledged to work together, to … Continue reading Affordable Housing Assembly a Great Success – Thank you!!