Important UN Days: The global Food Week of Action
World Food Day (16 October) as well as the International Day for Disaster Reduction (13 October), International Day of Rural Women (15 October). The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is 17 October.
Journalists: October Prayer Intention of Pope Francis
We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Journalists: 'That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics '.
7th October: Foundation Day of the Sisters of St John of God
7th October 2016 marks 145 years of commitment, dedication, and service to people in need. Join us in reflection and giving thanks
The Season of Creation Ends but Our Work Continues
As we mark the end of this Season, let us resolve to continue to protect earth and dignify humanity - responding in this way to hearing "the cry of the earth, the cry of the poor".
Join Us in Prayer for Peace with the Children of Aleppo, Syria
On 6 October, Christian and Muslim children of Aleppo, Syria will gather together in prayer to plead for an end to the violence and devastation in their city and country. We will join them and invite you to do so, also.
A Place at the Table : Social justice in an ageing society
We celebrated Social Justice Sunday on 25 September. This year, the Australian Bishops’ Social Justice Statement is titled: ‘A Place at the Table: Social justice in an ageing society’.