Archive for September, 2015

15, Sep

The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit will be held in New York from 25 to 27 September. This high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly is a historic opportunity to bring the countries and citizens of the world to decide on new ways to improve the lives of people everywhere. This year Pope Francis will […]

14, Sep

You are invited to unite with Presentation Sisters, Associates, and Friends of Nano to pray together for peace. May we raise our voices together in prayer. Click here for a Prayer for International Day of Peace 2015        

13, Sep

Australia currently holds about 800 children in closed immigration detention for indefinite periods, including 88 children on Nauru. The Forgotten Children’s Report  found between January 2013 and March 2014 alone, there were 233 assaults in detention involving children and 33 incidents of reported sexual assault — with the majority involving children. During the same period, 128 children harmed themselves. Students […]

3, Sep

Mary, Grade 4 Teacher at Ningil Primary School, and Lawrencia, a nurse working in the Ningil Clinic, were determined to return to their respective Ministries as soon as they could after their convent was destroyed by fire. The day following the fire the five Sisters from Ningil were evacuated down to the coastal region to […]

2, Sep

Catholic Earthcare Australia have released a short video to mark the first day of World Prayer for Care of the Earth. The video features three prominent Catholic leaders – Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana (Apostolic Nuncio to Australia), Bishop Michael Kennedy (Bishop of Armidale and Chair of Catholic Earthcare Australia) and Jacqui Rémond (Director of Catholic […]