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News & Views

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

Order of Australia QueensPresentation Sister Elvera Sesta and Mercy Sister Betty Schonfeldt were among 891 Australians in the Queen's Birthday 2017 Honours List.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 21:27

Building bridges across the divide

Sr Ruth Durick osu 150At this time in our history we are called to affirm our mission for reconciliation and embody our distinct congregational charism towards mission and evangelisation, writes CRA President Sister Ruth Durick osu.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 20:59

Catholic women religious take on the media

Session group activity 150Seventeen enthusiastic religious women belonging to seven different congregations participated in a media camp for the Conference of Women Religious of the Archdiocese of Port Moresby on 10-11 June 2017.

Friday, 09 June 2017 11:40

New SVD app delivers mission-on-the-go

svd appThe Divine Word Missionaries Australian Province is reaching out further into the digital world with a new-look website and the launch of an App designed to deliver Mission news right to your phone or other mobile device.

Sr Elizabeth Dodds rscSister Elizabeth Dodds rsc has received the Australian Catholic University’s highest honour, Doctor of the University, at a ceremony in Sydney.

Sheree LimbrickSr Ruth Durick osu, President of Catholic Religious Australia and Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Vice-President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomed Ms Sheree Limbrick on her appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Professional Standards Limited (CPS).

Dr John Giacon cfcANU academic and Christian Brother Dr John Giacon has won the Patji-Dawes award, Australia's premier award for language teaching.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:17

Religious enrich mentoring program

Sr Monica and Sr Noelene CMP launchTwo members of women religious, Marist Sister Noelene Simmons and Mercy Sister Maria Lawton, are mentors in the Australian Catholic Women’s Mentoring Program launched on 20 May 2017 at Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney.