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Refugee Week Australia, 18-24 June

June 12, 2017

Refugee Week in Australia (28 -24 June 2017) celebrates the contribution of refugees to this country, promotes understanding of why people seek sanctuary and raises awareness about the issues affecting refugees.

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World Day Against Child Labour

June 11, 2017

12 June is World Day Against Child Labour. The theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour is: “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour.”

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Our Common Home - Our Common Responsibility: Celebrating Laudato Si'

June 11, 2017

It is two years (June 2015) since the release of the encyclical Laudato Si'

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June

June 10, 2017

This year the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought examine the important link between land degradation and migration.

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Sr Philomena Hockings - Remembered

June 3, 2017

The Kimberley region of Western Australia became her home and the people became her family. Many Indigenous women today say that Philomena was like a 'mother' to them.

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Ending the Arms Trade: June 2017 Prayer Intention of Pope Francis

June 3, 2017

We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Ending the Arms Trade

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June, the Month of the Sacred Heart

June 3, 2017

"The Heart that unlocks the human heart unlocks the heart of God as well" (reputedly said by St John Chrysostem)

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World Environment Day, 5th June 2017

May 31, 2017

World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment.

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National Reconciliation Week: Time to Remember, Reflect and Move Forward Together

May 29, 2017

National Reconciliation Week in Australia (27 May - 3 June) is held to celebrate Indigenous history and culture and to celebrate and promote respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

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Global Day of Prayer to End Famine: 21 May 2017

May 16, 2017

Sisters of St John of God is joining World Council of Churches (WCC) & other partners in a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on Sunday, 21 May.

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