Serving Faithfully

Serving Faithfully is a newsletter of the Catholic Diocese of the Australian Military Services. It is published quarterly by the Catholic Military Ordinariate of Australia. The Diocese is comprised of members of the Australian Defence Force and their families wherever they may be serving. Its people are scattered widely across Australia and overseas.

Serving Faithfully aims to be a means of sharing events and experiences from across the whole Diocese.

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Fr Zelenski

Ukraine military chaplain urges return to humanity instead of war

Fr. Andriy Zelinskyy SJ, chief military chaplain of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, invites solidarity for Ukraine and calls for ...

Welcomes and Farewells

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Feature Articles

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News Archive

A Chance Meeting – an Extraordinary Find

Bishop Len Eacott AM , former Army Chaplain and  later Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force has provided this ...
An Australian Army soldier, part of the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment ready combat team carries an Afghan child while assisting a family aboard the RAAF C-17A Globemaster at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. (Image: Defence Image Library © Commonwealth of Australia 2021)

Collaboration to Connect Defence and Veterans Families to Support Afghan Refugees

Many families would like to support the wave of refugees from Afghanistan that are soon to settle in Australia. As a ...
Keeping in Contact

Keeping in Contact

Archbishop Christopher Prowse, our Apostolic Administrator, has had several Zoom meetings with our Chaplains over the last few months. His ...

A call for prayer for the People of Afghanistan and our Defence and Veteran Community

When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, “Lord, if ...

A Commanding Officer’s view of a new Padre

By: LTCOL Steve Young Commanding Officer of the 3rd Combat Service Support Battalion (3CSSB) Whenever one of your key staff ...
Archbishop Christopher Prowse

Archbishop Christopher Prowse – a Brief Introduction

ARCHBISHOP CHRISTOPHER PROWSE CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN, AUSTRALIA Archbishop Christopher Prowse was appointed Catholic Archbishop of Canberra and ...
Bishop Max Davis

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Bishop Max Davis

Pope Francis on the 24th May 2021, The Feast of Our Lady help of Christians, the Patron of the Military ...
Fr Kene

Fr Kene receives prized military award

By Marilyn Rodrigues - March 24, 2021 Reproduced with permission The Catholic Weekly Austral pastor served during bushfires, COVID response A Catholic ...

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