If you see a television crew floating around your parish, don’t panic – they might be covering a ‘good news’ story.
Continuing our series on pastoral associates, Anne Haren from the Henley Beach parish tells how a ‘gap year’ from teaching was the catalyst for her working in the area of social justice, in particular assisting refugees and asylum seekers in the local community.
The work of Catholics serving rural communities in South Australia has been recognised with the awarding of two of the three 2017 Archbishop’s Medals to women in country parishes.
Fr Krish Jon Mathavan MSC was welcomed into the priesthood at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Henley Beach, on November 3.
Balancing a Buddhist and Catholic upbringing is not the typical pathway to the priesthood but it has proved to be a successful blend for newly ordained Missionaries of the Sacred Heart priest Father Krish Jon Mathavan.