A Diocesan Assembly planned for September, together with the ongoing Plenary Council, will play a “crucial” part in shaping the future of the Catholic Church in Australia, according to respected local theologian Fr James McEvoy.
Australia has only half the number of palliative care doctors needed to provide good quality care for chronically and terminally ill patients despite increasing demand, a study by Australian Catholic University (ACU) has found.
Renowned theologian and Adelaide priest Fr Denis Edwards, who died suddenly last March, has been honoured with a new fellowship in his name at the Australian Catholic University (ACU).
The final book of beloved scholar, priest and theologian Denis Edwards, who died unexpectedly on March 5 2019, was launched in Adelaide last month. Friend and colleague FR JAMES MCEVOY spoke at the launch and wrote this review for The Southern Cross.
Darryl McManus’ retirement from work in 2014 coincided with another important event in his life – becoming a Catholic.
In a major shift from his days as a pharmacist where the approach was “a pill for every ill”, aspiring deacon Tee Ping Koh’s now hopes his ministry as a hospital chaplain will show patients how God’s love can help them in their time of need.