Laudato Si’ Week 2022: Explore – Embrace – Embody

In Australia, 16-24 May 2022 has been set aside as Laudato Si’ Week by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. The week culminates on 24 May, the seventh anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home. Josephites have a long tradition of environmental and social awareness grounded […]

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May Prayer Intention: Faith-filled young people

 May – For Faith-Filled Young People video by The Pope Video. Each month, Pope Francis asks for our prayers for a specific intention. For the month of May, the prayer intention is for faith-filled young people. In an increasingly secular world, you often wonder if there are still many people of faith, especially young […]

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Father Julian Tenison Woods – Migrants and Refugees

 Pope Francis meets refugees in Lesbos, Greece 2021 (Vatican Media) Father Julian Tenison Woods understood the plight of the refugee. Strange as it may seem, many of the early immigrants to Australia were what we might call ‘forced refugees’. As criminals exported to the new colony in the eastern states, they came against their […]

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