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The work of peace

15 Sep 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

The International Day of Peace on 21 September looks at the broadest worldwide canvas but if we want peace then we must begin with negotiation of differences through apologies and reconciliation in personal relationships.

Students' perspectives on coping with COVID-19

08 Sep 2020

Students from St Ignatius’ College Adelaide share what they’ve learned and how they have coped with all the upheavals of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lessons and challenges of COVID-19

08 Sep 2020 | Fr Peter Hosking SJ

The COVID pandemic has been harder for some than others, says Fr Peter Hosking SJ. Some cope well, resourcefully facing challenges. Some struggle feeling hounded by daily threats. Peers and friends, to a large degree, know who is coping and who is not, but a lack of face to face interactions can affect us emotionally. When people feel not in control, it is important to talk with a wise person – a friend, family member, counsellor.

Week of solidarity with children and young people seeking asylum

02 Sep 2020 | Michael McVeigh

Catholic schools across Australia are being invited to join in a National Week of Solidarity from 6 to 12 September, calling for people seeking asylum to be given the support they need during COVID-19.

Safeguarding education

01 Sep 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

This month will see a new UN observance – Day to Protect Education from Attack. The Day draws attention to the plight of more than 75 million 3-to-18-year-olds living in 35 crisis-affected countries and to their urgent need of educational support. 

Catholic Earthcare Australia to launch virtual Convocation

25 Aug 2020

With a significant line up of renonwned speakers, Catholic Earthcare will host a Convocation – a virtual meeting place to bring our hearts together to 'care for our common home' next month. 

Season of Creation reflection 2020

25 Aug 2020 | Michele Frankeni

Readings, hymns, reflection and prayers of petition for Season of Creation.

Faith matters – transformation

18 Aug 2020 | Brendan Nicholls

Are we able to transform ourselves to cope with the challenge of the pandemic?

Growing better societies

11 Aug 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

When disaster threatens societies face a choice – withdraw into themselves or embrace humanitarism.

A double challenge

06 Aug 2020 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

The Day for Indigenous Peoples (9 August) invites us to attend to the distinctive lives and hopes of Indigenous Australians and also to recognise of what they share with other Indigenous peoples throughout the world.











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