Speaking at the 2023 Archbishop Annual Christmas Appeal launch, Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton has drawn on the message of Pope Francis who reminded Catholics around the world,
‘Do not turn your face away from anyone who is poor’.
In today’s increasingly digital world, the threat of cyberattacks and data breaches is a growing concern, with potential financial and reputational consequences.
In the spirit of Pope Francis and in a bid to increase the involvement of Catholic youth in the life of the Church, the Archdiocese of Perth with Catholic Youth Ministry Perth embarked on a review process to look at the key challenges facing Catholic youth in Perth.
This year’s Child Protection Week theme emphasised the profound impact that the starting point in a child’s life has on their future, including where they live, how they live, and the environment in which they grow.
Attending before the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee’s inquiry Monday 11 September, Archbishop Costelloe began his testimony with his repeated “sincere apology to those who have been so badly wronged by members of the Catholic Church”.
The aim of the new website is to enhance the reach, support and engagement with all members of the community who are searching for ways to act on their calling from God.
With recent and prominent cyber-attacks, data breaches are becoming an increasing threat to all organisations and their people, and the impact of data breaches can be far reaching on an organisational and individual level.
Parish Renewal Co-ordinator Fr Nino Vinciguerra explained that the Parish Renewal team, with the support of Bishop Sproxton, has given much attention to the formation of Parish Pastoral Councils as leaders in the parish community.
Held in conjunction with the Applecross Parish Modern Slavery Project, the Project has two aims: to raise awareness of modern slavery among parishioners and the local community and to mitigate the risk of modern slavery in the supply chains of the current suppliers used by the parish.