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St Mary MacKillop feast day

Sisters of St Joseph, friends, family and devotees of Mary MacKillop gathered in St Joseph's Chapel, Kensington to celebrate the feast day of Australia's first saint on August 8. The Mass was followed by refreshments in the Bethany Centre. Pictures: Sarah-Jane Herbert

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Vocations

Pat’s call to serve comes later

It was the phone call that would change the direction of his life and as Pat Lopresti recalls, it wasn’t an easy one to make. He procrastinated for some time, drink in hand, before he could summon the courage to dial the number.

Local

Vital help at hand for homeless

Homelessness does not discriminate and can happen to anyone – but there is help at hand, as one Adelaide woman discovered when her life hit rock bottom.

Schools

Why a Catholic education matters

Returning to Catholic Education South Australia after some time spent as a government CEO, it is very obvious to me that Catholic schools have much to offer young people, families, communities and society as a whole.