An invitation to women of faith IMAGE Local Church

An invitation to women of faith

February 21, 2017 Comments Alyson Segrott

Last year Vice Chancellor Teresa Brierley and I were invited to the Sisters of Islam dinner by Diana Rah, from the Newcastle Muslim Women’s Association. The Muslim sisters hold an annual dinner which enables them to join together with many women from different cultures.

Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve IMAGE Local Church

Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve

February 20, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Pints kicked off 2017 with not one, but four, young speakers from Sydney.

GALLERY: 2017 Catechist Mass IMAGE Local Church

GALLERY: 2017 Catechist Mass

February 20, 2017 Comments Geri Williams

"Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord."

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability IMAGE Local Church

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability

February 16, 2017 Comments Aoife Connors

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today launched guidelines about the appropriate sacramental preparation for people with disability.

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Cathedral for Called to Serve Mass 2017 IMAGE Catholic Schools

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Cathedral for Called to Serve Mass 2017

February 16, 2017 Alyssa Faith

"We are called to act with justice, we are called to love tenderly, we are called to serve one another; to walk humbly with God." The lyrics of "Micah's Theme" filled the Cathedral as the assembly gathered for the Called to Serve Mass.  

Compassion leads to powerful action for our global neighbours IMAGE Local Church

Compassion leads to powerful action for our global neighbours

February 10, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

In support of the world’s poor, including millions in our immediate region, thousands of school children, teachers, churches and community leaders across Australia are putting their compassion into action, during Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion.

Human Trafficking – Be Informed about its reality and consequences IMAGE Local Church

Human Trafficking – Be Informed about its reality and consequences

February 07, 2017 Comments Aoife Connors

On the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita today, 8 February, bishops and religious leaders across Australia support the call from Pope Francis to end the injustice of human trafficking against all people, in particular children.

Speak up for the Australia you want IMAGE Local Church

Speak up for the Australia you want

February 03, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

Right now the Government is writing a long term plan for Australia’s foreign policy; and you have the chance to have your say. With our world facing the challenges of conflict, forced migration, climate and poverty, Australia can and must do more to be a better global citizen. But it’s up to us.