Nicknamed “Apple” by his family, Yalgoo Badimia Yamatji man and Aboriginal Catholic Ministry Pastoral Worker Reg Carnamah will be remembered as a happy-go-lucky person and a man of faith, who was passionate about his work for the church. He passed away on 23 January.
The Catholic community gathered to end the 2021 NAIDOC Week with a Mass at the Embleton parish, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, on 11 July. At the conclusion of Mass, ACM Pastoral Worker for over 12 years, Badimia Yamatji man Reg Carnamah, was presented with his 2021 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) Adult Service to Community Award for his dedication and commitment to serving the people of Western Australia, through his various roles in the Archdiocese of Perth. By Amanda Murthy.
The 2021 National Reconciliation week held from 27 May to 3 June themed ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action,’ saw Catholic schools and affiliated organisations play its part to work towards a better relationships and human rights between the first peoples of this nation and those who now call Australia home. By Amanda Murthy.
During what has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory, Aboriginal Catholic Ministry (ACM) has strived to promote the good works of the Catholic Church. As ACM Director Donella Brown explains: “The essence of good works in our Catholic Church is when people and ministries engage with and serve the community around them especially the most vulnerable”.
Discovering a Christ-centred Church that is Inclusive, Participatory and Synodal was at the heart of conversation and reflection on Thursday 19 November at Newman Siena Centre.