“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. “

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…

Fiery Signs of the Times
Fiery Signs of the Times

by Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv STL DD The Bushfire Crisis Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead and at least 1,500 homes have been destroyed in the bushfire crisis. Countless t…

World Day of Peace Message 2020
World Day of Peace Message 2020

Pope Francis’ Message for the 53rd World Day of Peace is titled Peace as a Journey of Hope: Dialogue, Reconciliation, and Ecological Conversion. It affirms peace as the hope and aspiration of the whol…

Making Real Connections
Making Real Connections

Griffith University researcher Greg Cronan is using video conferencing to connect young school students and older people living in residential care. The resulting intergenerational learning is benefit…

Social Justice Diary 2020
Social Justice Diary 2020

Author: Office for Social Justice Description: paperback 14 x 20.5 cm, 56 pages Publisher: Office for Social Justice, November, 2019. RRP $7.50 including postage The Social Justice Diar…

‘Us’ not ‘Them’: Disability and Catholic Theology and Social Teaching: Catholic Social Justice Series No 83
‘Us’ not ‘Them’: Disability and Catholic Theology and Social Teaching: Catholic Social Justice Series No 83

Title: ‘Us’ not ‘Them’: Disability and Catholic Theology and Social Teaching Author: Justin Glyn SJ ISBN: 978-0-6483727-0-7 Paperback, 14 x 20.5 cm, 26 pages Published by the Office for …