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Featured Ministry

CRA’s members – more than 180 congregations of Sisters, Brothers and Religious Priests – are involved in a range of ministries in Australia and overseas. Their ministries include working in parishes, with asylum seekers and refugees, indigenous Australians, caring for creation, aged care, supporting victims of domestic violence, prison ministries, with people with a mental illness, homeless people, and in a range of ministries with people on the margins of society. Some of those ministries are highlighted here.

Fr Tony Herbert sjWhat is the most important contribution a person can make to those living on the margins of society? This is one of the central questions in Jesuit priest Fr Tony Herbert SJ’s new book, Disturbing the Dust, which has been published by Jesuit Mission.

Sr Jenny Seal olsh and Carmen BalalesThe Pastoral Framework for the Sacramental Catechesis of Children is helping to bring families, schools and parishes closer together, according to coordinators Carmen Balales and Sister Jenny Seal olsh.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 10:12

Kindness is always seen and heard

Sr Mary OShannessy fcj 150What is it like for people to deal with severely impaired vision and for those losing their eyesight? Sister Mary O’Shannessy fcj writes about her work in Vision Australia and invites us into compassion and accompaniment.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:16

Loreto Sisters Ministries in action

loreto ministries videoWatch a short video highlighting the work of the Loreto Sisters as they reach out to Australian communities and to young people in Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

aboriginal student sgs rural outreachThe first female Aboriginal student sponsored by the Good Samaritan Sisters’ Rural Outreach program has graduated after completing Year 12 at Nagle Catholic College in Geraldton, Western Australia.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:44

Love thy neighbour

Loreto sister timor2Education provides the pathway out of poverty and the impact the Loreto Sisters are having in Timor-Leste and many others will remain in my heart forever, writes Elouise Hahn as she reflects on her deeply moving experience in East Timor.

Monday, 14 November 2016 14:21

New chapter begins for Dominican education

Dominican new PJPA new entity which will assume stewardship of seven Dominican schools located in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney has been unveiled.

erea jp framework150Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) has launched a framework for educating for justice and peace entitled, "With Head, Heart, Hands and Feet" to be implemented in its schools and organisations.

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