Catholic Diocese of the
Australian Defence Force

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“Serving Faithfully” Newsletter – New Issue 25

Serving Faithfully – December 2016 – Issue 25

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • A Call to Mercy
  • The Role of Chaplains
  • Over Two Decades of Service: Monsignor Stuart Hall RAN EV
  • Cyril Nethery, ‘Lancaster Man’, rugby player and surfer
  • Father Steele of Tobruk
  • The Role of Chaplains: a response by John Guy
  • On completing Full-time Service with Navy
  • Chaplain Damien Ellis reflects on life at the Royal Military College, Duntroon
  • Adviser for Matters of Particular Concern for Women
    and more

Serving Faithfully – August 2016 – Issue 24

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • Duntroon Chapel 50th Anniversary
  • Defence Chefs give a Helping Hand (Chaplain Paul Stuart RAN)
  • The Role of Chaplains
  • A Family Reunited (Warrant Officer David Wood RAE, [Ret’d] and Chaplain Kim Kuchel)
  • ADFA Cadets Lend a Helping Hand (Deacon John Lim)
  • Chaplain Kevin O’Sullivan Admission to Candidacy for Permanent Diaconate
  • Fromelles Commemoration
  • Pozieres Honour for Australian Couple
    and more

Serving Faithfully – April 2016 – Issue 23

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • The Catholic Community at the 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Kapooka (Article by Chaplain Joel Vergara)
  • Exercise Balikatan – Philippines
  • LTCOL Herbie O’Flynn KSG [Papal] Ret’d
  • Padre Lionel Marsden, SM (Article by Brigadier Alan Hodges AM [Ret’d])
  • The Changi Chapel
  • Captains of the Soul, by Dr Michael Gladwin – Book Review
  • Sky pilot: Fr Pat reaches for more than the sky (Article by Lindy McNamara, The Southern Cross newspaper Adelaide)
  • Phantoms of Bribie, by Ian Mackay – Book Review
  • Vale: Major Mervyn Lawrence ‘Blue’ Doyle
    and more

Serving Faithfully – December 2015 – Issue 22

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • Military Gathering at the Vatican
  • Chaplains must assist military traumatized by war, Pope says
  • A Christmas Message: To be healers of wounds and warmers of hearts
  • Changes to the Diocesan Finance Council
  • The Church is the Door of Mercy
  • Pastoral Care at 6RAR (Article by Chaplain Leo Orreal)
  • Soldiering Begins Here (Article by Father John Joel Vergara)
  • The Christmas Tree and its Meaning (Article by Group Captain J. Pratt)
    and more

Serving Faithfully – August 2015 – Issue 21

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • To Love is to Serve
  • Message from the Governor General
  • Our Patron
  • Article by Second Lieutenant Ti m Fischer, AC (Ret’d), Former Ambassador to the Holy See
  • Father Michael Bergin SJ MC (Article by Brigadier Alan Hodges AM [Ret’d])
  • Vale Father Peter Quilty
  • Borneo Oboe Campaign Remembered (Article by Father Paul Stuart RAN, HMAS CERBERUS)
    and more

 

Serving Faithfully – April 2015 – Issue 20

 

 This Issue contains articles on the following:

  • Years of Consecrated Life
  • 100 Years of Anzacs
  • Kemal Ataturk Memorial
  • Father John Fahey DSO, MID
  • Afghanistan Deployment: Fr Bryan Pipins SJ
  • New Holsworthy Chapel