Catholic Youth Summit a success!

Posted on Sep 4, 2019 in CAS3 2019 - Our Youth Summit, News, Schools

With the Season of Creation now underway, Pope Francis has encouraged Catholics to make simple changes to their lives so that God’s creation is treated with respect. He has also called on all of us “make an effort to change and adopt more simple and respectful lifestyles”. Almost 100 students from Catholic secondary colleges from six diocese took up that call during a Catholic Earthcare summit event last week at Santa Sabina College in Strathfield. The summit – cas3 (Catholic […]

We’re heading to the ARRCC National Conference in Canberra – join us!

Posted on Aug 8, 2019 in News

We’re joining the multi-faith community – the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change – for their national conference in Canberra this November. With leaders from across the Catholic, Christian, Buddhist, Jewish and Muslim communities, just to name a few, we’ll be exploring how we – guiding by our spiritual connections and beliefs – can help care for our common home, and address the climate change emergency. You can download a brochure on the event here, or check out the event […]

Reflection on the Gospel-19th Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Posted on Aug 7, 2019 in News

The longer form of today’s gospel brings together a number of loosely connected sayings of Jesus about trust and vigilance. Jesus addresses his disciples affectionately as a “little flock”. He tells them that there is no need for fear. God, their “father”, has delighted in giving them “the kin-dom” and they are to be generous in their turn. They are to sell their material possessions and give “alms” or, in a more accurate translation of the Greek original, they are […]