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Empty pews and crowded hospitals

Saint Ignatius’ College old scholar Fr Stephen Howe, a priest with the Legionaries of Christ, has been serving on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York over the past 12 months. This is an edited version of an article on his ministry published by Regnum Christi.

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Jobseeker increase doesn't cut it: CSSA

A $50 increase to the fortnightly Jobseeker payment and Youth Allowance will do nothing to lift Australians out of poverty and will perpetuate long-term disadvantage, says Catholic Social Services Australia CEO Ursula Stephens.


Comfort of prayer

Although Archbishop Wilson was far from well, his death on Sunday January 17 this year was sudden and unexpected. In the time I have been here in the Adelaide Archdiocese, I had the chance to visit him many occasions; sometimes it was very brief, other times well over two hours. No matter how long or short  the visit, we concluded with prayer and always a prayer for the Archdiocese.