Earthquake in Afghanistan – Caritas Australia Appeal

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has devastated Afghanistan and Pakistan, causing over 1,000 deaths and a further 1,600 injuries.  Caritas Australia is currently raising funds to support communities in Afghanistan.
Visit www.caritas.org.au/donate/emergency-appeals/afghanistan or call 1800 024 413 toll free to provide much needed support to vulnerable communities in Afghanistan. 

Catholic Mission

As the Pope’s international mission agency, we respond to the call to love God and to love our neighbour by forming individuals and communities as missionary disciples of Jesus who share their faith in action and through prayer. We share in God’s mission to reach out, give life by sharing our personal and financial resources to: – proclaim the Gospel, – serve people in need, – act for peace, justice and creation; In partnership with local churches, so that all may have life in Christ.

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

On Friday, March 25, during the Celebration of Penance at which he will preside at 5 pm in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Caritas Australia

Caritas Australia works hand in hand with the most marginalised communities in Australia and overseas, to confront the challenges of poverty. Through locally-led programs, we work with all people, with shared hope and compassion, towards a world where all can thrive and reach their full potential. 

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021: Let your voice be heard

There is a push to progress debate on the assisted suicide and euthanasia bill in the Legislative Assembly with the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 being referred to the Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice for inquiry and report. It is imperative that we make our voices heard.

Review of Vianney College Seminary

Recently, a review of Vianney College was conducted to ensure the Seminary is as good as it can be, provides continually better formation and is as beneficial for our students as possible.  We strive for a Seminary that is excellent in every area and appropriate for our Diocese. The report is available on our website.