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.

News & Views

Year of Consecrated Life

Gospel Reflection

  • Healing for all

    Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 6 September 2015 (Mark 7:31-37)

    Relief from any hearing impairment offers far more than physical healing. It brings insertion into the life of family and community and workplace. It opens up new horizons and unimagined possibilities, writes Mercy sister Veronica Lawson.


What's On

  • National Child Protection Week 2015

    child protection poster 2015 smallThis Sunday, Father’s Day, marks the start of National Child Protection Week 2015. In a media release, the Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) highlights the significance of this event and offers helpful resources to facilitate discussion and inform Australians about preventing child abuse and neglect.


Justice Network

  • Welcoming migrants and refugees

    Sr Esmey Herscovitch rscjThe Catholic Church in Australia celebrates Migrant & Refugee Sunday on the last Sunday in August. Sister Esmey Herscovitch rscj marked Migrant & Refugee Sunday 2015 by reflecting on the readings for the day. She asks “Where are our hearts?”


Our Stories

  • Mission on the margins

    Fr Kevin ONeill ssc150Australian Father Kevin O'Neill ssc reflects on his first three years as Superior General of the St Columban’s Mission Society and on the Columbans' advocacy for justice in an interview with The Catholic Leader.


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Annandale, NSW 2038

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Annandale, NSW 2038

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