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Serving those on the margins

Whether it’s walking alongside men and women in prisons or detention centres or providing pastoral care and support to young or old, the call to serve those on the peripheries is at the heart of Sr Elizabeth Young's ministry. Emerging from this work is a vision for the Catholic Church in Australia to explore, discuss and discern the diaconate, including the reinstatement of women as deacons. It’s a conversation that she hopes will be led and guided by the Holy Spirit.


Spotlight on women in the Church

‘Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet’ is the title chosen by outspoken US Benedictine Sr Joan Chittister for a lecture she will deliver at the Adelaide Town Hall in May.