A Vote for the Voiceless – A Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Australia on the Election

Posted on May 17, 2016 in Inspiration, News
A Vote for the Voiceless – A Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Australia on the Election

Australia’s Catholic bishops have called for the voices of the thrown-away people to be heard in the long federal election campaign. The bishops today issued a statement on the 2016 Federal Election, addressed to Catholics and all people of goodwill. The Bishops have used their traditional election statement to draw attention to the voiceless of our nation; particularly refugees and asylum seekers, indigenous peoples, survivors of sexual abuse, those who suffer family violence, those in the womb, the elderly, those suffering […]

Liturgical celebrations for World Environment Day

Posted on Jun 4, 2015 in Inspiration, News

Why not hold a liturgical celebration on June 5th, for World Environment Day? This liturgical celebration was shared with us by Benedict Ayodi OFMCap, Director of the Office for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation in Rome, and is a perfect way to give thanks for God’s Creation. Setting: Globe, bowl of water, fire, human life, wind…etc. If the celebration is held during mass, these objects may be carried in procession as a sign of offering during the opening hymn. Opening Prayer: Gracious Lord, we gather today to celebrate the […]

Join us this April for Care 4 Creation Month

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 in News
Join us this April for Care 4 Creation Month

The Holy Father’s Universal Prayer Intention for April 2015 is: “That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.” This April,  as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, we are celebrating Care 4 Creation Month. We would like to invite you to join Pope Francis’ universal prayer intention for creation and prepare for his upcoming encyclical on ecology. Our concern for creation is especially urgent in this time of climate change. There is a […]