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News & Views

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

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 15:41

Healthcare honour for Mercy midwife

Mercy Sister Helen Monkivitch AO, Director of Leadership and Mission at Mercy Health & Aged Care, has been awarded Catholic Health Australia's (CHA) Sister Maria Cunningham Lifetime Contribution Award. 

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 15:18

Being hospitable post 9/11

How can we live the Gospel imperative of hospitality when we have become so wary of the stranger in our midst, asks Sister Veronica McDougall sgs in the latest edition of The Good Oil, the e-news of the Good Samaritan Sisters.

Monday, 05 September 2011 14:55

The Good Samaritan water engineer

There aren’t too many nuns who are also water engineers. In a video report from Sean Dorney, the ABC’s Pacific Correspondent, find out how Good Samaritan Sister, Marella Rebgetz is helping to solve Kiribati’s critical water needs as a water engineer.

Monday, 05 September 2011 13:48

The bold witness of youth

Father Peter Hosking sj, Rector of Sydney's St Aloysius' College, Milsons Point reflects on his faith-affirming time at World Youth Day with 28 students from his school. 

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 16:20

Ursuline Sister makes final profession

Sister Sue CochraneTo anyone discering a vocation I would say listen to your heart, says newly professed Ursuline Sister Sue Cochrane. 

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 04:09

Listening to the Spirit

The theme of CRA's 2011 National Assembly spoke of the hope that springs from the Christ to whom we Religious are committed.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 04:07

Leading a future of hope

Being people of hope in the world was a recurring mantra among congregational leaders at CRA's 2011 National Assembly held recently in Brisbane.

Thursday, 04 August 2011 04:01

Towards an adult Church

Good Samaritan Sister Patty Fawkner explores the tensions between the conservative and liberal elements of the Church and within herself.