Archive for the ‘Western Australia News’ Category

1, Nov

The Presentation Sisters of Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania have endorsed an international letter to world leaders in support of a ban on fracking and a renewable energy future. The action is part of a “Global Frackdown”, a month of action throughout November in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change […]

27, Apr

The Presentation Sisters have joined over 100 other organisations in calling for an immediate moratium on sending asylum seekers offshore. Coordinated by the Refugee Council of Australia, the joint statement reads:   24 April 2015 We, the undersigned, call for an immediate moratorium on the transfer of asylum seekers to Nauru and Manus Island until the […]

14, Nov

As part of a new justice dreaming network set up in conjunction with a number of Catholic groups in WA a reflective session on Human Trafficking and Slavery was held in October,  led by Nick Jarvis, a student on placement from Notre Dame University and Lucy van Kessel pbvm and coordinator of ACRATH in WA. […]

22, Oct

Kathy Mokaraka from Perth, Western Australia was one of the three Indigenous women sponsored by The International Presentation Association to attend the United Nation’s first World Conference of Indigenous People at the United Nations in New York. Kathy: “I arrived in New York on the 19th September 2014 about the same time the other two […]

19, Oct

Sister Petra is a co-worker with Father John Ekachai Chinnakort , Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Nakornrachasrima. Petra’s ministry is the implementation of the English language in the eleven Diocesan schools (read Petra’s reflection of her Ministry in Thailand). The school year consists of two terms of twenty weeks each. In the […]

15, Feb

January 21 was a day of great celebration for the Western Australian Congregation when Sisters Joan Evans, Goretti Keane, Rita Goodchild, Angela Dowling, de Lourdes Mansfield. Agnes Griffin, Raphael Porter, Frances O’Halloran, Vincent O’Connor, Aquinas McMahon,  Mai Delahunty, Bridie Rafter, Phyllis Robertson and Esther Quinn celebrated 60 years Profession as Presentation Sisters. The sisters assembled […]