Archive for November, 2017

9, Nov

    Pope Francis has designated November 19 as World Day of the Poor. The theme for the first observance in 2017 is: Encountering the Poor as a Way of Life   This focus echoes throughout Australia and the Pacific for there are few poorer in this region than those refugees and asylum seekers on Manus […]

7, Nov

  COP23, the shortform for the 23rd Conference of Parties to the UN Climate Change Convention, began in Bonn, Germany on 6 November 2017. The Independent Catholic News (UK) have published a prayer for this time, with a short reflection for each day. To download a copy of the prayer and daily reflections, go to our RESOURCES page HERE. […]

6, Nov

  Editors, Peta Anne Molloy of Presentation Sisters Queensland and Anne Shay of Presentation Sisters Lismore, present a challenging Spring edition of Justice Jottings that highlights Presentation concerns with the ‘cry of the earth and cry of the poor’ – from the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize; to the Climate Conference in Bonn; to Indigenous recognition […]

2, Nov

Year 11 students at Iona Presentation College, Mosman (Perth WA) gave a presentation this week on their Faith in Action 2017 project, about their learnings on Homelessness, in the form of a video. Ms Gemma Thomson, Head of Religious Education and Lucy van Kessel of Presentation Sisters Western Australia would like to give us the […]