John Bernard Mahoney - Born: February 17 1931 | Died: June 25 2019
Aidan Kavanagh - Born: April 26 1932 | Died: January 24 2020
For some it might seem macabre, but for Michelle Cormack there is nothing better than spending a morning roaming around St Joseph’s cemetery at Willunga, getting to know a little bit more about the people who helped shape the history of the region.
Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ received rousing applause when he addressed more than 3000 people at the Walk for Life rally in Adelaide last month. His speech is published below.
Of the thousands of Vietnamese children placed in adoption by Rosemary Taylor, few came to Australia due to her frustration with negative attitudes among the local immigration and welfare authorities. However, she made an exception in the case of one couple, Dr Brian and Susi McGowran, whom she agreed to meet on a visit to Adelaide in 1971. Rosemary arranged for them to adopt five girls. Dr McGowran wrote this tribute.
Monsignor James (Jim) O’Loughlin – Born: May 25 1931 | Died: December 11 2019
Sr Deirdre Jordan will reconnect with fellow Sisters of Mercy from Argentina when the SA community celebrates its 140th anniversary next year.
It’s a topic no-one seems to want to talk about, but abortion trauma is rife in our community according to Julie Cook, national director of Abortion Grief Australia.
David Wark OAM – Born: February 28 1943 | Died: November 11 2019
Nervousness, happiness and a sense of joy were just some of the emotions experienced by Olek Stirrat and Anthony Beltrame as they declared their intention to join the priesthood on September 29.
At the beginning of next month the Church celebrates two important feasts: All Saints on November 1, followed by All Souls on November 2. While in the minds of many Catholics these two feasts are inextricably linked, they originated at different times and have different emphases.