Catholic Social Services Australia has joined with leading community groups in urging the Federal Parliament to include them in the decision making process in the response to the reconstruction of devastated communities in Queensland.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, presented Dr Freda Webb with the Benemerenti Medal on the 3rd Sunday in Advent in St Patrick’s Cathedral on 16 December 2012.
Member for Parramatta Dr Geoff Lee MP has praised the Bishop of Parramatta and Archbishop-elect of Sydney Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP in the NSW Parliament for his contribution to the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta and Western Sydney.
Sr Naomi Smith RSJ reflects on the role Blessed Mary MacKillop has played in her journey with Aboriginal Catholic Social Services.
Centacare Catholic Social Services has received $393,000 in Federal Government funding for a new Aboriginal Service and Resource Centre at Emerton.
Dr Sam Prince - ACT Young Australian of the Year, medical doctor, entrepreneur and philanthropist - has shared some inspiring words with The University of Notre Dame Australia’s alumni at a recent reunion.
Food insecurity is deteriorating in urban environments across Kenya because of rising global food prices and the lack of food available in local markets, according to Caritas Australia.
Parishes across the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta will offer their prayers and support for the Caritas East Africa Crisis Appeal over the weekend of 6 and 7 August.
Can you fathom walking your family hundreds of kilometres through searing heat for weeks; without food or water, only to have to leave your children to die by the side of the road because they can’t take another step?
There is hope for millions of East African families who can still be saved from tragedy if the Australian and international community are willing to avert this human catastrophe.