Students of Kokrobite School in the west African country of Ghana are delighted with their new school uniforms that were donated, along with classroom chairs and desks, by Stella Maris Parish School at Seacombe Gardens.
The months between the first and second general assemblies of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia are a time for “prayer, reflection, maturation and development”, according to a concluding statement from the first assembly.
Young Adelaide Plenary Council member Maddy Forde has called on the Catholic Church to give greater consideration to the realities of people’s lives in a courageous ‘intervention’ at the first general assembly being held this week.
Half a century ago they were part of a record number of young men to be ordained priests in the Archdiocese. Frs Allan Winter, John Vildzius, Richard Morris and Peter Fountain reflected on their combined 200 years of priesthood after their anniversary celebrations last month.
Juliet Navarro has come a long way since growing up in an over-crowded house with no running water in Manila where her parents struggled to support their six children.
An interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, a youth assembly in November and another major Diocesan gathering late next year were announced at the closing session of the 2021 Diocesan Assembly.