Here is an important announcement from the National NAIDOC Committee: The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 (5 July - 12 July) in the interest of safety for our communities. This decision was not taken lightly.We have taken on-board the advice from the Federal Government, health experts, our key partners and… Read More »NAIDOC Week
1935: Birth of the Dalai Lama in Tibet
1839: Massacre of Aboriginal people at Chimney Pots, Grampians, Vic: 60 people estimated killed
St Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions
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, Augustine was ordained as a diocesan priest. He was martyred in 1815. Beatified in groups at various times, these 120 martyrs were canonized together in… Read More »St Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions
1985: Sinking of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in Auckland
1971: Aboriginal Flag first flown, Adelaide SA
Does your parish, school or Catholic organisation fly the Aboriginal flag? If not, perhaps you can consider doing so on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday and other special dates such as Sorry Day, NAIDOC Week and Reconciliation Week? Find out more about the Aboriginal flag here.