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Helping refugees settle into a new life

As I enter Mariam’s house I’m greeted with the familiar smell of baked goods cooking in the kitchen mixed with the fresh scent of a house just cleaned. She steers me into our usual meeting place, her front lounge room where the sun shines through large open windows that look out onto the shopping centre across the road.

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Women in Catholic ministry

In December 2018, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart announced they would be withdrawing their administration of our parish after providing religious ministry for the previous 105 years. At the time I was chairperson of our PPC and in consultation with our community we formed a transition team to steer our community into uncharted waters.