Archive for June, 2015

30, Jun

Writes Marco Ceccarelli in The Record, 29th May 2015 a Catholic publication Western Australia   The Catholic Church’s opposition to human trafficking is deeply rooted within its principles of social teaching. The Catechism of the Catholic Church clearly forbids “acts or enterprises that, for any reason, lead to the enslavement of human beings – to […]

14, Jun

Sr Judith Yerim gives a moving account of the people of Ningil and surrounding villages, who gathered in their  traditional way, to mourn and pay tribute to Sr Patricia. Sr Judith writes, “Sr Trish was one of the first group of Presentation Sisters to arrive to Ningil in 1966.  She was in PNG till just […]

9, Jun

Sr. Patricia (Damian) McNeil Founding member of our Mission in Papua New Guinea 1966 Monica Shelverton and I were with Patricia as she died very quietly and peacefully in the early hours on Wednesday 15th April. We felt we were there on behalf of our expatriate Sisters who had worked and lived with Patricia, also […]

8, Jun

Pope Francis named ‘the globalisation of indifference to the plight of refugees’ as a problem confronting us today. We are invited to confront such indifference by joining in a Novena of Prayer commencing on the 12th June and ending on World Refugee Day on 20th June. This is an initiative of the Brisbane Peace and […]