As the Day of the Seafarer celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, seafarers are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about the Church in Australia's support for seafarers… Read More »Day of the Seafarer
“Knowing that we, as persons and communities, are part of God’s family gives us a vision and energy to serve a truly integral human development.”Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate,… Read More »2009: Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth)
We feel great kinship for the apostle Thomas because, like him, most of us curiously combine faith and doubt. We sometimes share the enthusiasm St. Thomas expressed when upon Lazarus’s… Read More »St Thomas, Apostle
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday is the first Sunday in July. NAIDOC Week follows because it is always celebrated in the first full week of July. This year, due… Read More »Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday
On this day in 1945 Blessed Peter To Rot was martyred in Papua New Guinea. Find out more about his life here.
Augustine Zhao Rong was a Chinese soldier who accompanied Bishop John Gabriel Taurin Dufresse of the Paris Foreign Mission Society to his martyrdom in Beijing. Not long after his baptism,… Read More »St Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions