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Time to listen to Aboriginal voices

Wednesday 17 July 2019

The Southern Cross 
 
Highlighting the significance of having a minister and shadow minister for Indigenous Australians who are both Aboriginal, Fr Brennan said ‘at least we’ve now reached the stage where Aboriginal aspirations can be expressed in Parliament by Aboriginal people themselves’.

VMCH: Flying the flag at Star of the Sea

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Villa Maria Catholic Homes

VMCH Star of the Sea Torquay residents and guests recently gathered to watch their newly unveiled Australian flag fly for the first time.
Star of the Sea was one of three residential aged care homes in the region to receive a commemorative flag pole through a Department of Veterans Affairs grant program.
 

Melbourne Catholic Magazine: Faith formation for children: Nurturing an authentic relationship with God

Monday 15 July 2019

Kate Moriarty, Melbourne Catholic Magazine
 
I position myself on the catechist's chair: feet together, hands folded in lap. I arrange my face into an expression of attentive serenity. It has been a while since I’ve been in the Atrium. Across the room, another catechist is showing my three-year-old twins the preliminary works: sorting shells, scooping beans, matching stones, drawing a picture. The lead catechist is presenting The City of Jerusalem, an advanced work, to two five-year-olds.

Palms Solidarity awards: Melbourne parishioners celebrated for sustainable development

Monday 15 July 2019

Palms Australia
 
Melbourne locals Anne Chapman and Del Durrant were recognised at Palms’ Solidarity Awards 2019 for their work supporting sustainable development projects in Asia and the Pacific. Anne and Del are former participants in Palms Australia’s international development program which matches skilled professionals with long-term volunteering opportunities in overseas communities that request assistance in professional skill development.
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