Wondering what the newly released encyclical Laudato Si’ (Praised Be: on the care of our common home), means for you? In the below article and interview our Justice and Peace Promoter, Fr Peter Smith reflects on the nature of the encyclical and what it means for Catholics, non-Catholics and all of humanity. http://www.sydneycatholic.org/news/latest_news/2015/2015618_969.shtml http://www.xt3.com/library/view.php?id=249&categoryId=36&episodeId=2277 … Continue reading Laudato Si’ and You
It’s Refugee Week! Refugee Week is an annual event which promotes positive images of refugees and celebrates the valuable contribution refugees make to Australian society. Our ultimate aim is to facilitate better understanding between different communities and encourage successful integration, enabling refugees to live in safety and to continue making a valuable contribution to Australia. … Continue reading With Courage Let Us All Combine!
Join us on Facebook today as we learn about Sister Dorothy Stang of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Also known as the Martyr of the Amazon, she advocated on behalf of the landless, poor and indigenous peoples from the Anapu region of Brazil. Courageous in her fight for social justice, her legacy lives … Continue reading Sister Dorothy Stang, Angel of the Amazon
With the Pope’s encyclical on ecology just around the corner head on over to Catholic Earthcare Australia’s website to learn everything you need to know about encyclicals generally as well as the great work Earthcare is doing in the lead up. There are lots of good resources to use and explore, as well as events … Continue reading Encyclical 101