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Interview: Jesuit priest relates his time with India’s ‘Untouchables’ Interview: Jesuit priest relates his time with India’s ‘Untouchables’

Interview: Jesuit priest relates his time with India’s ‘Untouchables’

Friday 22 September 2017

Media and Communications OfficeAfter more than fifty years serving the Jesuit Missions in India, most of them as priest, Father Tony Herbert is visiting Australia from his home in Hazaribagh, in Jharkhand. He is here to release his new book, detailing his life and his fifty year mission among the Dalits, the so-called ‘Untouchables,’ the lowest of the Indian caste system.Fr Herbert’s book is called ‘Disturbing the Dust’. After Wednesday night’s launch, he shared some time with Melbourne Archdiocesan Director of Media and Communications, Shane Healy, to...

Vinnies Social Extravaganza 2017

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Jaclyn Ranasinghe (State Youth Team Secretary, St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria)
 
Every year, the St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria’s (the Society) State Youth Team comes together to plan and host a social event to celebrate the dedication and hard work of Vinnies Youth members and volunteers – young people who are dedicated to supporting people experiencing hardship.
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