Chocolate is delicious and people around the world know it. Every Easter Australians spend millions of dollars buying hundreds of kilograms of chocolate to eat and give away. The registered charity Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) has launched a Slavery Free Easter Chocolate campaign. Read more about the campaign below.
Gloria Peacock from St. Joseph’s Parish, Kilaben Bay, Toronto, was inspired by the words "Don’t be afraid to speak. Be afraid of what will happen to the whole truth if you don’t" from Sr Joan Chittister and speaks of how this value and an ecumenical outlook, has played out in her own faith journey.
Our Diocese is sending our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the people of Ukraine. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Caritas Australia are both calling for peace in the region and humanitarian support.