More than 300,000 unemployed people in Australia risk falling further into poverty as a result of the Federal Government's uneven indexation increases to pensions, according to the Australian Council of Social Service.
Youth Leaders and potential youth leaders came together for a Youth Leaders Retreat that was held on Saturday, 26th February at Mt Schoenstatt Retreat Centre in Mulgoa.
The Bishops Commission for Church Ministry has appointed Natalie Lindner L’Hullier as chair of the Council for Australian Catholic Women.
Dr Christine Bennett has been appointed as the new Dean of University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Medicine, Sydney.
The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Marie Bashir AC CVO has officially opened the Hawkesbury Clinical School of The University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Medicine in Windsor.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, has welcomed a decision by the NSW Government to sell part of the old King’s School site to the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
Catholic Mission is using the centenary of International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March to celebrate the role women play in securing peace and social progress in our world.
Secretary General of Caritas Congo Dr Bruno Miteyo will officially launch Project Compassion 2011 in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, following a Solemn Mass celebrated by Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP on Sunday 6 March.
The Australian Catholic Bishops have launched a new website for Parish Pastoral Councils, offering assistance with formation, resources, meeting processes and prayers.
The National Office for the Participation of Women has prepared a Parish Kit to assist Catholic communities in celebrating the Centenary of International Women's Day.