Hallett Cove parishioner Kevin Liston is passionate about the role of lay Catholics and their everyday lives in shaping the future of the Church in Australia. In 2019 he started a series of forums inviting people to come and talk about their spirituality, how it developed and where it came from.
King Louis IX, Dante Alighieri, Thomas More and Louis Pasteur are just a few of the many famous people who have been secular Franciscans. So where did this order of lay people originate and what is its presence in Adelaide today? Warren Featherstone OFS outlines the history of the order in its 800th anniversary year.
Vilmos (Vili) Milisits OAM KJSJ - Born: September 8 1948 | Died: March 26 2021
A love of God, the law and Asia have been hallmarks of the life of Fr Roderick O’Brien, who celebrated his 40th priestly anniversary last year.
In his homily at the funeral Mass, BISHOP GREG O’KELLY SJ highlighted Archbishop Wilson’s deep faith, his love for the Church, his ability to forgive, his pastoral help towards individuals and his desire to strengthen the protection of children and the vulnerable in Church institutions.
ARCHBISHOP MARK COLERIDGE, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Archbishop of Brisbane, looks beneath the public persona of Archbishop Wilson in this frank and powerful tribute.
Archbishop Wilson’s youngest sister MARIE-ANNE JOHNSON spoke on behalf of her sister Joanne, brother Mark and their families at the Vigil Mass.
A Vietnamese refugee who grew up in Adelaide, graduated from medicine in Melbourne and travelled the world helping the poor and vulnerable as a missionary doctor, has made her solemn vows as a Carmelite Sister in Launceston, Tasmania.
Young women in Tanzania are gaining new skills and looking to a bright future thanks to a Caritas Australia program funded through the annual Project Compassion Lenten Appeal.
Late last year the Sisters of Mercy in Adelaide lost two very beloved members of their community. Sister Anne Waugh died in the Mary Potter Hospice on November 16 and Sister Kathleen Preece died at Bucklands on December 21. Both Sisters spent most of their lives involved in education and had long associations with St Aloysius College.
Caritas Australia is encouraging Australians to ‘Be More’ as part of its Project Compassion Lenten Appeal which supports vulnerable communities around the world. Money raised from the appeal will help people like Margret, 39, who is a teacher at a vocational school for deaf students in the Solomon Islands.