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GOOD NEWS: The ongoing impact of investments with the Salesian Sisters

GOOD NEWS: The ongoing impact of investments with the Salesian Sisters

Living in the suburbs of Melbourne are 13 Salesian Sisters dedicated to a life of prayer and service. They are part of the South Pacific Province of Salesians comprising of Australia, Samoa, and the Solomon Islands. They have been in Australia since 1954 and are...

GOOD NEWS: Celebrating a thriving community with rich traditions

GOOD NEWS: Celebrating a thriving community with rich traditions

The Syro Malabar Catholic Church is a major Archiepiscopal Church in full communion with the Apostolic See of Rome. It is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches in the Catholic communion and follows the East-Syriac liturgy that dates back to the third century.  ...

GOOD NEWS: A rich history, builds a foundation for the future in St Kilda

GOOD NEWS: A rich history, builds a foundation for the future in St Kilda

Christian Brothers College (CBC), located in St Kilda, is stepping into a reimagined future. After 142-years of rich history as an all-boys school, it will open the doors this week as a coeducational school and be renamed St Mary’s College.   This significant step in...

GOOD NEWS: Called to Serve at St Angela of the Cross, Warragul

GOOD NEWS: Called to Serve at St Angela of the Cross, Warragul

We’d like to congratulate the foundational class of St Angela of the Cross Warragul, who begin school this week.  The brand-new school is named after St Angela, a Spanish saint known for helping the poor and sick, and whose ethos is reflected...

GOOD NEWS: Introducing CDFpay to St Patrick’s Cathedral

GOOD NEWS: Introducing CDFpay to St Patrick’s Cathedral

With Melbourne in lockdown St Patrick’s Cathedral, like many other parishes have been live streaming daily Mass for the past nine months. This has enabled people from all over Melbourne and further afield to participate in daily Mass, whilst still being nourished by...

Catholicism; the heart and foundations of Australian society

Catholicism; the heart and foundations of Australian society

Our world is filled with so much goodness that many of us tend to overlook and forget.  This taints our perception of a lot of things, and we sometimes end up focusing on negative thoughts even if we don’t mean to. Hence why it’s important that we open our eyes to the...

What is Catholic Social Teaching?

What is Catholic Social Teaching?

The Catholic Church traces its history back nearly 2,000 years. With a significant history, both shaping and shaped by social change, the Church today stands on new ground. The call of the baptised is to live out the Gospel in our communities, ultimately reigniting a...

A new era of parish life in a modern society

A new era of parish life in a modern society

The world changes rapidly. What were once considered traditional norms are now viewed as outdated, redundant practices by people in a more modernised society. Our faith, along with its traditions, has been around for two millennia, so how can a system of faith as old...