• Palms Australia
    Palms Australia

    Catholic schools and communities overseas are asking Palms Australia, as the Catholic mission agency, to recruit teachers who will help to sustainably build personnel and organisational capacity.  Understandably, they want to give their children the same basic human right of education that Australian children enjoy.

  • CRA New Website
    CRA New Website

    We are delighted to announce that the new CRA website is now live.

  • Orange Sky
    Orange Sky

    Join us on our mission to Positively Connect Communities. We don't have all the answers, but what we can provide is clean laundry, a warm shower and genuine conversation.

  • National Apology
    National Apology

    The Christian Brothers Oceania Province stands with other institutions in fully endorsing the National Apology to the Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.

  • Outdoor Sculpture
    Outdoor Sculpture

    This outdoor sculpture of Ambrose and his companions commemorates their arrival in Melbourne 150 years ago the 50th anniversary of Parade College East Melbourne relocation to its present site at Bundoora.

  • Pacific Calling Partnership
    Pacific Calling Partnership

    Pacific Calling Partnership is excited to announce its newest patrons committed to finding a global solution for vulnerable Pacific Island states in the face of climate change! 


7th Dec edition includes articles on:

  • Br Edmund Garvey at Parade College, Bundoora
    Ritual at parade college, new outdoor sculpture – “the winds of providence” and a look at the gift and challenge of being Christian Brother today.
  • Br Ambrose Treacy 150th Anniversary Celebration in Sydney
    A toast by michael walsh to the pioneering men of bl. Edmund rice in australasia 
  • Camp Executive Officers & Program Officers 3 Day Gathering at Mulgoa
    The 3-day gathering of these wonderful camp workers was filled with extraordinary ideas, support and
    outcomes. EOs and POs came to Mulgoa from all over Oceania to collectively share their wisdom and their
    dreams for the future of the Camps.
  • This is big. But we need your help.
    We’ve been in Canberra all this week, along with other human rights organisations, in what has been a whirlwind of events. We went to get Kids Off Nauru, we are leaving with the hope that we might see legislation pass Parliament next week that would see a drastically improved process for medical transfers from Nauru and Manus Island that would stop any further loss of life.

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14th Dec edition includes articles on:

  • Make West Papua Safe
    In the evening of December 7th 2014, a group of young people gathered at a small roadside chapel in Enarotali’s Ipakiye neighbourhood. Building and maintaining these chapels during Advent is a popular tradition in Paniai. Sometime after sunset a military vehicle operated by Special Team 753 drove passed the group without its headlights on. The children yelled at the driver of vehicle, telling him to turn his lights on. Moments later the occupants of the car returned, accompanied by a truck full of soldiers. The soldiers got out of the truck and chased the group, catching and beating 11 of them. One of the children, Yulianus Yeimo, sustained serious injuries after the soldiers attacked him rifle butts and bayonets.
  • Annual Report heralds imminent release of National Catholic Safeguarding Standards
    In a year characterised by rapid development, robust engagement and shared expertise, Catholic Professional Standards Ltd is poised to publish the first edition of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards by the end of the year. The release today of CPSL’s 2017-18 Annual Report marks the first full year of operation of the company since the appointment of inaugural CEO, Sheree Limbrick in July 2017..
  • Bishops welcome release of Religious Freedom Review
    Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli has welcomed the Morrison Government’s release of the Religious Freedom Review and its response, which he says will be a focal point for the ongoing debate about religious liberty in Australia. Archbishop Comensoli, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference spokesman on religious freedom, was commenting on the long-awaited report of an expert panel chaired by Philip Ruddock.
    Father Peter Varengo is a Salesian priest whose expertise in adult faith education and retreat ministry has been exercised for forty years in Australia, the Pacific region and Southeast Asia. The slim under review, which has grown out of that experience, also reflects his lengthy involvement in parish ministry.
  • A Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace – the ethical imperative of our time
    A conference on a just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace "EARTH @ PEACE

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