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Mary Glowrey Lecture: Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli 
 
It occurs to me at this moment that it is a time not merely for experts and bureaucrats, but saints and scholars, poets and visionaries, healers and leaders in wisdom. We need people in the vineyard who toil diligently in the hard winter knowing there will be a warm summer.  Mary Glowrey, Servant of God, herself displayed these gifts, and we need the prayers of people like Mary as we give shape to an ethical vision in our work for the Gospel into the future. 

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. 
 
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