Melbourne News

Ozanam house: Melbourne’s new $47 million homeless shelter

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Ingrid Svendsen, VincentCare
Melbourne is now home to Australia’s largest homeless shelter. Victoria’s 25,000 people experiencing homelessness, including almost 400 rough sleepers in the city and inner suburbs, can access quicker, more comprehensive and more effective assistance, with the opening of VincentCare’s new Ozanam House, the single biggest investment in homelessness accommodation and support ever in Australia.

Archbishop Peter celebrates Mass at St Paul Outside the Walls

Thursday 26 June 2019

Archbishop Peter A Comensoli 
The following is the homily delivered by Archbishop Peter A Comensoli at the Mass at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls.
Within some circles and among some people, laying claim to being justified before the Lord is a bit like achieving membership of some exclusive club. It infers a certain status on the one deemed justified: you’re a signed up, card-carrying member, with all the privileges entailed. You’re in with God, and keen to present yourself before others as one of the insiders.