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To witness to the Gospel in Asia: November Prayer Intention of Pope Francis

November 7, 2017

We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: To witness to the Gospel in Asia.

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Celebrating the Feast of All Souls, 2 November

October 28, 2017

On the 2nd November each year, in the Catholic Church, we celebrate and give thanks for the gift of all our deceased relatives and friends, now resting in the eternal mystery of God.

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Celebrating the Feast of All Saints - 1 November

October 28, 2017

November 1st invites us to stand by the window of our own inner world and to get in touch with our deepest centre, with who and what and why we are as we are.

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United Nations Day, 24 October

October 24, 2017

24 October is United Nations Day, an opportunity to learn more about the work of the UN and to give thanks for the efforts of all at the UN to promote international co-operation, work for peace and promote human rights.

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An Economy that Works for All

October 24, 2017

Australia now has the second-highest net worth per person in the world. But we cannot justify this wealth if, in accumulating it, we have left behind those who are most in need’, says Bishop Vincent Long Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice

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Global Week of Action on Food, 15-22 October

October 13, 2017

The global Food Week of Action includes 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.

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Rights of workers and the unemployed: October Prayer Intention of Pope Francis

October 4, 2017

We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Rights of workers and the unemployed.

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Season of Creation Ends but our Work Continues

October 3, 2017

The Season of Creation (1 September – 4 October) concludes on the feast day of St Francis of Assisi, honoured by the Catholic Church as the Patron Saint of animals and ecology because he was a great lover of creation.

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

September 24, 2017

Achieving global nuclear disarmament was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946.

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International Day of Peace, 21 September

September 20, 2017

The International Day of Peace, or World Peace day as it is often referred to, is observed each year on 21 September.

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