Each year Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion, which runs through the six weeks of Lent, brings together communities across Australia, in solidarity with the world’s poor, to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Each week The Southern Cross will publish a story on how Project Compassion is making a different to the lives of individuals, their families and communities.
Looking out onto the Vatican and Pope Pius XII at work in his quarters each day provided ample inspiration for young Adelaide seminarian Michael Doherty to do well in his studies.
A vocation to the priesthood spanning two continents over 50 years was cause for celebration this month when more than 300 people attended a thanksgiving Mass for the sacerdotal golden jubilee of Fr James Valladares.
Brother Michael Flaherty cfc – Born: July 18 1929 | Died: November 9 2017
The Holy Land is filled with astonishing stories and deeply moving experiences but, as The Southern Cross reports, none are more stirring than the Christian oasis of Bethlehem University where Jesus’ message of bringing life in all its fullness takes on a tangible meaning.
Sitting in her lounge room with her two beautiful daughters laughing and playing with Lego in front of her, you wouldn’t think Shwezin Win would have a care in the world.
Glenda Le’ Gallant – Born: August 13 1951 | Died: September 16 2017
Sr Pauline Hartshorne RSM – Born: September 29 1925 | Died: August 23 2017
Fr Luke (Antonio) Pirone OFM – Born: January 3 1934 | Died: October 2 2017
Just under 200 regional and State leaders of the St Vincent de Paul Society attended a national congress in Adelaide last weekend – the first gathering of its kind in 60 years. JENNY BRINKWORTH spoke with the Society’s national president Graham West about the aims of the congress and some of the challenges facing one of Australia’s largest volunteer-based organisations.
After several years of having her first husband’s ashes stored in her wardrobe, Alison Goss (formerly Tandy) knew it was time to take him away from her clothes and shoes and lay him to rest somewhere more peaceful and scenic.