Melbourne News

Cabrini Malvern cancer treatment receives boost

Friday 23 June 2017

Media and Communications Office

Cabrini and GenesisCare have announced a partnership to deliver a new, state-of-art radiotherapy service to offer both in-patients and out-patients comprehensive cancer care in the one location. In-patients will no longer need to travel off-site to receive daily radiotherapy treatment and the service will provide the local community with greater access to cutting-edge clinical trials.

Ten years in the making: St Joseph’s Springvale shows its new face

Friday 16 June 2017

Media and Communications Office

Much has changed in Springvale since the Franciscans took over the parish of St Joseph in 1976.

From its original wave of Italian, Maltese and Irish peoples, the fall of Saigon in 1975 saw a subsequent influx of Vietnamese people settling in the parish, since augmented by a large number of Indians, Sri Lankans and Filipinos, making up what parish priest Fr Benedict La Volpe OFM Conv. describes as ‘a huge melting pot of cultures, languages and backgrounds.’