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.

News & Views

Gospel Reflection

  • Bringing the vulnerable safely to shore

    Sr Veronica Lawson3 rsm150Reflection on the Gospel– Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 7 February 2016 (Luke 5:1-11)

    In responding to Jesus’ call, Peter and his companions, simply re-centre their lives on Jesus. In other words, they undertake to live out in their lives the pattern of Jesus’ life amid the ordinary concerns of daily life, writes Sister Veronica Lawson rsm.


Media Releases

Caring for Creation

Justice Network

  • Global report highlights children's rights

    world report 2016The Human Rights Watch World Report 2016 is the 26th edition of human rights reviews in more than 90 countries. Among the featured essays that may be of interest in the 659-page report are "Ending Child Marriage" by Nisha Varia and "Children Behind Bars: The Global Overuse of Detention of Children" by Michael Garcia Bochenek.


Our Stories

  • A world in need of mercy

    Sr Margaret Malone sgsSurely we can hope that by renewing our understanding and practice of mercy in this Year of Mercy, our often unmerciful world, our world of fatigued compassion will be transformed, writes Good Samaritan Sister Margaret Malone.


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