May 2020

Women – seen and not seen during a pandemic

When the gifts of women and men, equally made in God’s image and likeness, are brought together it is possible for great outcomes to be achieved, writes Sister Patty Fawkner. Cometh the moment, cometh the leader. Around the world, in Oceania, Asia and Europe, we have witnessed displays of fine

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Pope Francis invites us to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis which has shaken the world, Pope Francis has invited everyone to join in celebrating Laudato Si’ Week, as a reminder that although we...


Those most vulnerable are on front line of COVID-19 pandemic

A coalition of Catholic leaders has written to Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, advocating for the most vulnerable people in the community to receive government support during the COVID-19 pandemic....


Mater Christi College continues to support wellbeing, learning and teaching

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education systems across the world. Schools are being challenged to provide flexible and remote learning and to develop new ways to support their students, families...


'Hearts and Bones' a new film about hope and salvation

Hugo Weaving stars in the feature film Hearts and Bones, the story of a war photographer, a survivor and a photo that threatens to destroy them, reviewed by Elizabeth Hughes....

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Companions on our journey of ecumenism

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this time of pandemic, my thoughts go to those who have been part of the ecumenical journey, writes Sister Elizabeth Delaney....

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Retreat-like isolation a time to reflect on our role in creation

As we celebrate five years since the publication of Pope Francis’ landmark document, Laudato Si’: On the care of our common home, Sister Diana Law suggests we ask three things....

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