Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) is the peak body for leaders of Religious Institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life resident in Australia. Our membership comprises more than 180 congregations of Sisters, Brothers and Religious Priests living and working in all states and territories.

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Gospel Reflection

  • Bringing the vulnerable safely to shore

    Sr Veronica Lawson3 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel– Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 7 February 2016 (Luke 5:1-11)

    In responding to Jesus’ call, Peter and his companions, simply re-centre their lives on Jesus. In other words, they undertake to live out in their lives the pattern of Jesus’ life amid the ordinary concerns of daily life, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.


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Justice Network

Caring for Creation

Year of Consecrated Life

  • Spirituality and ageing during and beyond the Year of Consecrated Life

    Sr Margaret Randall rsmTo commence the Year of Consecrated Life, Pope Francis wrote an Apostolic Letter to consecrated women and men. Within the context of this letter, Sr Margaret Randall rsm reflects on questions and comments regarding ageing that were raised at a meeting of Sisters of Mercy in Sydney, exploring topics such as community life, ageism, loss and suffering, residential care, prophetic witness, reminiscence, and spirituality throughout life.


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