In a stinging attack on “modern elites”, former justice of the High Court Dyson Heydon AC QC has condemned attempts to exclude religion from Australian public debate.
More than 15,000 Catholic youth from around the nation are expected to flock to the Australian Catholic Youth Festival being held from December 7-9 in Sydney.
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.
Women escaping domestic violence and forced to seek temporary refuge in motels will benefit from a new crisis centre in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.
Parishes are being encouraged to look at ways of making people with mental health challenges more included in their communities during World Mental Health Week.
A group of dedicated young people from the Plympton parish is breathing life into the community through their active participation in the 6pm Vigil Mass at St John’s Church on Anzac Highway.