“Our challenge is to accompany people from the margins into a journey towards the fullness of life and love. We are meant to be in the coalface, in the messiness of it all and at the same time in fidelity to the Gospel… Like Christ in his ministry among the sick and the lost, we are called to meet God in the most unlikely people and places. We, too, must be in that frontier space. “

Not a Time to Look After Ourselves Only
Not a Time to Look After Ourselves Only

Bishop Vincent Long, Chair of the Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service, encourages us all to care for each other during this time of the COVID-19 virus. He says that like St Joseph, we s…

COVID-19 Solidarity Call
COVID-19 Solidarity Call

Cardinal Turkson has issued a COVID-19 solidarity call to the Presidents of Bishops Conferences, bishops responsible for health pastoral care, social-healthcare and pastoral workers, civil authorities…

Dreams for the Amazon and Asia Pacific
Dreams for the Amazon and Asia Pacific

Sandie Cornish reflects on Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon and on his Lenten Message 2020.

Lenten Eco Calendar
Lenten Eco Calendar

We can begin the process of ecological conversion in moments of quiet reflection and prayer, where we deepen our awareness of how each one of us has failed to treat Creation with due love and respect.…

Discussion Guide: Still Listening to the Spirit
Discussion Guide: Still Listening to the Spirit

Discussion-Guide-Still-Listening-to-the-SpiritDownload This discussion guide accompanies the anthology Still Listening to the Spirit: Woman and and Man Twenty Years Later, providing starting points…

Bishop Long’s Bushfire Interview with Verlagsgruppe Bistumspresse
Bishop Long’s Bushfire Interview with Verlagsgruppe Bistumspresse

Here is the transcript of Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv STL DD’s 14 January 2020 interview with the German Catholic news service Verlagsgruppe Bistumspresse. In it he addresses the questions…