ASYC Retreat

The Australian Salesian Youth Community [ASYC] spent a weekend together at Salesian Retreat Centre in Lysterfield, Victoria for a retreat from 27-29 October. The ASYC sets aside three weekends a year to focus on their Mission, Community and Formation respectively. This weekend was the last one for the year focusing on the Formation aspect of their identity. The theme over Read More …

Catholic Missions Mass Melbourne

The annual Catholic Missions Mass was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral in East Melbourne on Wednesday 25th October. Each year a particular focus is given to a country that needs extra support in their struggle in educational activities. Burma was the focus for the Catholic Missions in 2017. The Burma-born, Fr Will Matthews SDB, was the principal celebrant of the Read More …

Vatican hosts conference on Disability and Catechesis

A global conference will open in Rome on Friday looking at best practices to help people with disabilities fully engage in the life of the Church. The event entitled “Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities: A Necessary Engagement in the Daily Pastoral Life of the Church”, is being sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization and partnered by The Kairos Forum, Read More …