Laudato Si

World’s eyes are opened to creation 18 June 2015 When it became known that Pope Francis was writing the first papal encyclical ever to concentrate on environmental issues, the natural question to ask was what did this have to do with the Catholic Church. The answer is now available. Everything. …

“Don’t Mess with Marriage”

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Bishops Commission for Family, Youth and Life   “Don’t Mess with Marriage”  Re: Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Australia to all Australians on the ‘Same-Sex Marriage’ Debate  Media Release 28 May 2015   As the debate about ‘same-sex marriage’ gains momentum nationally, the Australian Catholic …

Pastoral Care

Basic Expectations for the Pastoral Care of Catholic Personnel  Part 1  The Context  1.   From the time of the Apostles those who are elected by the Father to be his people have responded to that invitation by answering the call of Jesus Christ to be his disciples. In that divine …