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News & Views

CRA and members of Religious congregations across Australia reflect on current issues in our world and our Church.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:47

Colonisation continues today

We need to come from a more humble stance of listening and responding rather than ruling and domineering, writes Sister Clare Condon SGS.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:41

The mystery of the living God

The death and resurrection of Jesus absorbs our thoughts and prayer this April as the Religious of Australia continue to stand in hope with the suffering peoples of our country.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:36

Inspiring hearts and minds

At a recent ACU graduation ceremony where Sister Anne Derwin RSJ received the University's highest honour she spoke about the call of teachers to open minds and inspire hearts.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:21

The future of aged care

Aged Care reform was the focus when Catholic Health Australia's Martin Laverty spoke to representatives from religious congregations in Sydney on 11 March 2011.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:08

Reflecting on a momentous year

As 2010 draws to a close we reflect on a momentous year for many religious congregations - not the least of which was the canonisation of Australia's first saint.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:04

The best gift at Christmas

'Being-with' others in joy or sorrow or in the humdrum of life is probably the best Christmas gift we can offer and the best gift we can receive, reflects Sister Veronica Lawson RSM.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 03:02

Older, fewer but doing new things

The country's Religious are older and fewer but they are doing many new things, the 2009 survey of Catholic Religious Institutes in Australia has found.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 02:59

Reflecting on new directions

Father Noel Connolly SSC reflects on the future of religious life following the recent release of the report on the 2009 survey of Catholic Religious Institutes in Australia.