After almost a decade of Prison Ministry, Joe O’Brien finally felt that it was time for him to start a new chapter in his career.
This year sees him taking on the role as Director of the Emmanuel Centre.
The self-help Centre provides a caring and supportive environment for people with a variety of abilities, empowering them to share their gifts through programs tailored to their needs.
Daydawn Advocacy Centre, the Catholic agency that advocates in the area of indigenous housing, usually sees some 3500 visitors walk through the doors each year, many of whom with dependent children and facing homelessness.
The Catholic Church has established a new company to oversee all safeguarding, child protection and professional standards in Australia, creating a more focused and streamlined model.
Every child is “Elizabeth Grace” in the recently-published children’s storybook, God gave Elizabeth Grace the Right to Feel Safe
When Reg Carnamah, Badimia Yamatji Man of the Murchison Region, took the challenge to use his skills and personal story and struggles to paint the Stations of the Cross during coronavirus-led restrictions period, the results were not only fourteen paintings, but also acceptance of his past.
People of various ethnic backgrounds and nationalities gathered in one faith to mark the annual Cultural Diversity Mass on Saturday 24 October.
The Archdiocesan Centre for Liturgy (CFL) has produced and published two special hymns written and composed for Remembrance Day, 11 November.
The dry heat of Kambarang, Nyoongar Season of Birth, could be felt at St Mary’s Cathedral last Sunday as members of Perth’s indigenous and Catholic communities came together to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal peoples and culture at the 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mass.
The intertwined relationship of mental health and poverty was the spotlight at the Anti-Poverty Week (APW) Ecumenical Service, held at Highgate Parish on 14 October.