Two simple garage sales a year have been enough to raise thousands of dollars for a South Sudan mission helping schools and disadvantaged women and children.
It’s been 12 months since his pilgrimage from Assisi to Rome but St Francis of Assisi School principal James Meiksans says it is still sinking in.
Support for students in need continues to grow in rural communities with the Schools Ministry Group providing pastoral care workers to schools across the State.
With 120 parishioners unable to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist, the Glenelg parish has developed a comprehensive ministry of the sick and housebound program.
Having already delivered small wooden holding crosses to more than 700 people, the Plympton and Glenelg parishes’ men’s shed is set to get even bigger in 2019.
On the third Monday of every month, rain, hail or shine, you will be sure to find a group of six dedicated volunteers attending to the St Mary’s Memorial Garden at Our Lady of Victories Church in Glenelg.