Melbourne News

#WorthASecondChance: Youth justice campaign launched in Melbourne

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Media and Communications Office  
 
On Tuesday 24 July 2018, Jesuit Social Services (JSS) launched the ‘#WorthASecondChance’ campaign, an initiative aiming to raise public understanding of the causes of youth crime and highlight the positive changes associated with a restorative approach to justice.
 
A diverse audience, made up of varying ages and backgrounds, gathered in the warmth of the Melbourne Bowls Club as the winter sun poured in through large windows. The illuminated room reflected the optimistic and constructive attitude of the speakers, led by Master of Ceremonies, Sammy.

Ordination anniversaries celebrated at George Maher House

Thursday 26 July 2018

 Media and Communications Office 
 
A jovial gathering of retired priests came together at Clifton Hill’s George Maher House to celebrate their ordination anniversaries, with special emphasis placed on Fr Jack Brady who was marking his diamond jubilee.

The occasion, on Wednesday 25 July, was honoured with a luncheon and the setting of a shared meal provided the platform for personal reflections. 

In Remembrance: School mural creates lasting legacy to Indigenous soldiers

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Media and Communications Office

In a breezy (and, these days, quite chilly) corridor at St Pius X Primary School in Melbourne’s Heidelberg West, school principal Barbara Gomez and parish priest Fr Wayne Edwards are working in a collaboration with local artist, sculptor and muralist Simon Normand to create a five-metre-high tribute to the role Indigenous Australians have played in Australia’s wars. 
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