Speaking Wednesday 24 May, Pope Francis used the example of St Andrew Kim Taegon, the 19th-century Korean martyr in continuing his weekly general audience talks about the “zeal” to evangelise.
Speaking Wednesday 12 April, Pope Francis focused on the need for missionary disciples to be ready to set out and to be open to exploring new paths as they seek to share the Gospel through word and deed.
With enrolments now open for 2023, Acts 2 College of Mission and Evangelisation Principal Jane Borg says the most popular course offered is the Diploma of Catholic Youth Ministry.
Mrs Borg explained that this course involves a year studying scripture, theology, and ministry skills to prepare them to serve the Church in youth ministry.
Rev Fr Tony Trafford, from the responsible team of the Neocatechumenal Way in Australia, explained to The Record that the two-by-two missionaries went asking for nothing, but willing to lose their lives for Christ, whose love they have met in their lives.
At a special celebration to announce the 2022 KSC Education Foundation Scholarship recipients, Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB spoke extensively about the fruits of the Fifth Plenary Council and its impact on Catholic Education.
Issue 37 of The Record Magazine features Archbishop Costelloe’s Plenary Council Pastoral Letter, published 27 July, as well as the Concluding Statement.
Perth priest Fr Milton Arias was recently farewelled during a funeral service in his home Diocese of Valledupar, Columbia. Fr Milton passed away on 8 August 2022.
In an interview with The Record for his ordination to the priesthood in 2003, Fr Milton said he felt very privileged that God has called him.
A free webinar will present a demographic picture of Australian churchgoers based on the results from the latest National Church Life Survey, plus practical reflections from a panel of ministry practitioners.
Director of the National Centre for Evangelisation Malcolm Hart said all Catholics are invited to participate in Evangelise, which will feature some of Australia’s leading theologians, ministers, missionaries and pastoral leaders.
In his homily at the Mass with the College of Cardinals this week, Pope Francis reflected on the first reading from St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, in which the apostle praises God for revealing “the mystery of his purpose” and his “hidden plan” for humanity.