Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) is the peak body for leaders of Religious Institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life resident in Australia. Our membership comprises more than 180 congregations of Sisters, Brothers and Religious Priests living and working in all states and territories.

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  • Treading gently on holy ground

    Fr Luis Villavicencio csScalabrinian Father Luis Viovicente's approach to his new role as parish priest of Seaton, South Australia is guided by the words of Moses at the burning bush: “Take off your sandals because you are on holy ground,” writes Jenny Brinkworth.


Gospel Reflection

  • Rethinking food security

    Sr Veronica Lawson3 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 3 August 2014 (Matthew 14:13-21)

    Mercy Sister Veronica Lawson leads us to reflect on the gospel story of the loaves and fishes in the context of food security, climate change, biodiversity and personal responsibility.


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  • ARRCC news on divesting from fossil fuels

    ARRCC ark150Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) encourages people of faith to move their money into banks and super funds which screen out investments in fossil fuel extraction. Small institutional trustees could also take steps, in phases, to divest from fossil fuels. Dozens of religious trustees have already begun this process.



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