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.
Mr Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council (TJHC), speaks with Greg Hall about the steep learning curve at the TJHC, not only with documentation and legal work, but more importantly, thinking about achieving reconciliation and building community.
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) will be launching the Christian Climate Action Kit in Sydney on Sunday, 16 June 2013. The kit is an up-to-date, online, comprehensive resource with creative ideas to empower Christians to assist their communities to respond to climate change and to care for Creation.
Sister Eleanor Collis rsm and Sister Violet Kearns rsm leave St Mary's Parish Nathalia and receive a lovely farewell from the residents grateful for the more than 14 years of Mercy presence in Nathalia in country Victoria.
Reflection on the Gospel-Trinity Sunday Year C, 26 May 2013 (John 16:12-15)
We believe in the Triune God and, along with the whole Earth community, we are caught up into a wonderful dance of Trinitarian life. Sister Veronica Lawson rsm invites us into the mystery of relatedness and love perfectly captured in the Trinity.
The new leadership team of the Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters reflects the diversity of its Province with Sister Sarita Kurikattil ssps from India as the new Provincial Leader for the congregation, with the rest of her team coming from India, Slovakia, Indonesia and Australia.
Mercy Sister Dierdre Gardiner introduces us to Debbie Orr and her family who have experienced health issues which they associate with coal seam gas mining in their small Queensland town and are urging for more studies on the impact of coal seam gas mining on people's health and the environment.
My overwhelming feeling at the end of our conference, Mission: One heart many voices was one of hope and a new beginning. It is like the new beginning many talk of with the election of Pope Francis, writes Columban Father Noel Connolly.
Two Dominican Sisters, Sr Beth Egan and Sr Geraldine Maher, answered the call for offering pastoral care with an ecumenical spirit at the Cathedral Chaplaincy of the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral. They offer solace, prayers and an encounter of faith to all who enter this sanctuary, writes Shirley McHugh in Aurora magazine.