Catholic Mission’s Socktober campaign which uses the world game of soccer to encourage students in Catholic schools across Australia to kick goals for good, launched Thursday, with 133 schools from across Australia.
Pauline Marie Jaricot was raised to the order of Blessed in the Eurexpo Exhibition Hall in the French city of Lyon. She was born a wealthy heiress and died poor, having embraced not material but spiritual wealth in the love of God.
Refugee Nader Hosseini, a tiler from the Hazara ethnic minority in Afghanistan has last month spoken of his anguish at being stuck on an endless loop of temporary visas.
Mr Hosseini gathered with leaders from the Archdiocese of Perth, other Christian faiths and people of good will on the lawn of St George’s Anglican Cathedral on Palm Sunday 10 April to call for a reset of Australia’s refugee policies.
This year Catholic Mission is thrilled to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, and the beatification of its founder, Pauline Jaricot who, as a young, faith-filled woman that desired to support missionaries around the world, founded the Society in 1822.
Catholic Mission are this year celebrating 200 years of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, and the beatification of its founder, Pauline Jaricot in 2022 with a launch of a new monthly newsletter, Mission Today Digital.
Catholic Mission has launched Socktober, aimed at raising money to support mission projects in Thailand, using soccer. Students are encouraged to “kick goals for kids in need” through the program, which features a six-module journey of learning and formation, packed with activities and resources, and a popular penalty shootout activity which can be held on a school’s mission day.
Catholic Mission is partnering with Catholic Religious Australia to present 30 diverse range of international and local speakers at the Mission: one heart many voices conference, scheduled to be held online from 1 to 3 September, with an additional day of creativity shaped by young people on 4 September.