1997: Bringing Them Home Report published

The report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families was published on this day in 1997. Read the Bringing Them Home Report here and access information and teaching resources on the Stolen Generations here.

World Youth Day

World Youth Day is celebrated every year in local churches and every two or three years at the international level. The theme for 2020 is "Young man, I tell you, arise!" (Lk 7,14). Lisbon, Portugal will host the next international gathering for World Youth Day in 2022.

World Health Day

For Reflection "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." (John 10:10) Christ came to bring life in body, mind, and spirit to all people in their daily lives. Since 1950, every April 7 the World Health Organisation highlights a specific health area of concern. In 2021, the focus of the WHO… Read More »World Health Day

Divine Mercy Sunday

For Reflection The Feast of Divine Mercy Sunday was named by Pope St. John Paul ll at the canonisation of St. Faustina on April 30, 2000. In a series of revelations in the 1930’s, God called Sr Faustina Maria Kowalska of the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland to tell the world of… Read More »Divine Mercy Sunday