As the dust settled on the final assembly of the Plenary Council, The Southern Cross asked Adelaide members to give a brief reflection on their experience.
Adelaide’s newest Catholic priest, Father Joshua Nash OMI, hopes that in the future he will be able to serve the most vulnerable in the community – possibly in ministries that don’t yet exist.
On September 2 supporters of Birthline will gather to celebrate the anniversary of an organisation that for 50 years has been providing a phone counselling service for women facing an unexpected pregnancy. But its future is less certain as donations dwindle and the general community seemingly becomes more accepting of abortion.
In our continuing series on the Interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, Orla Wright and John Giles explain why they nominated to be on the Council and share their hopes for the future.
Br Trevor Dean CFC - Born December 9 1931 | Died June 13 2022
Gemma Houghton was just six when Cathy Freeman triumphantly wrapped herself in the Aboriginal flag moments after her golden run at the Sydney Olympics.
Life has always been a drama for Mercy Sister Kathryn Travers, but at the age of 83 she says she wouldn’t have it any other way.
In our continuing series on the Interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, Holly Roberts and Fr Manu Kumbidiyamackal explain why they nominated to be on the Council and share their hopes for the future.
In some ways, retirement does not mean the same thing to priests as it does to lay people; nor does it mean the same to diocesan priests as it does to Religious. Priests are ordained to a life of ministry and most continue in ministry at a reduced level during retirement if their health permits.
Sr Marie Victory rsj - Born: February 26 1943 | Died: May 28 2022
Sr Mary Glowrey LCM - Born: June 28 1928 | Died: June 2 2022