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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Year of Consecrated Life

Our Stories

  • Sr Gabi on urgent mission

    Sr Gabriela Aguilar vdmVerbum Dei Missionary Sister Gabriella Aguilar's mission to make God known doesn't come only from her calling to religious life, but also from her own experience of standing on the precipice of atheism, writes Emilie Ng.


Featured Ministries

  • A truly welcoming experience

    Marist Youth FestivalDaniel Giles reflects on his own experience of the Marist Community, which welcomed him warmly, in contrast to his painful experiences of engaging with others as a person with autism. This community inspired him to receive the sacraments of Confirmation and the First Eucharist and to live out God’s love to others.


Gospel Reflection

  • A time for retelling, reenacting and recommitment

    Sr Veronica Lawson2 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel-Easter Vigil Year B, 4 April 2015 (Mark 16:1-8)

    As we enter into the Easter mysteries, we carry with us the chaos of broken communities, human and more-than-human. We pray for order out of the chaos and for a real return to life for the struggling and displaced, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.


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Annandale, NSW 2038

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Annandale, NSW 2038

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