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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 09:26

Meeting the new generation of religious

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Sr Jane Maisey rsj 150Josephite novice Jane Maisey was featured in the Herald Sun's Sunday magazine, Stellar, along with two other young religious in formation, which explored their reasons for joining religious life.

The article focused on their individual vocation stories, such as Jane's who was previously working as a graphic designer and snowboarding instructor. The article also featured Marcus Goulding who is in his seventh year at the seminary and Amy McCabe of the MGL sisters.

The article highlighted the increase in vocations at a time when the Australian Catholic church has been deeply shaken by clergy-related child sexual abuse. It quotes Father Brendan Lane, rector of Corpus Christi College in Melbourne, who says the Royal Commission has done a great service. “The focus on abuse has brought to the fore what the church is doing about it. We have rid ourselves of a criminal element.”

Read the vocation stories of Jane Maisey, Marcus Goulding and Amy McCabe through the article "Meet the New Generation of Priests and Nuns" by Angela Mollard published on 28 August 2016 in Stellar Magazine. the weekend lifestyle magazine of the Sunday Telegraph.

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