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Saints Who Suffered from Depression
Last edited 13th August 2014

With the topic of depression very much in the news this week, it seems a good time to remember that even the holiest of people have suffered from periods of despair, including St. John Vianney, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and St. Dymphna.

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50 Years of Solidarity - Caritas Australia
Last edited 12th August 2014

Join Caritas Australia as they celebrate 50 years of walking alongside many of the world's most vulnerable communities in our 50 year history, helping to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity worldwide.

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We Cannot Be Silent: A Response - Good Samaritan Catholic College, Hinchinbrook, Western Sydney
Last edited 10th August 2014

After hearing of the attacks on Jewish students on 6th August, the students at Good Samaritan organised to produce this response they felt needed to be heard. As Catholics, we stand in solidarity with our Jewish brothers. May we seek to be lights of hope and peace in our world today. May we start locally, in Sydney, our multicultural city filled with people of all walks of life.

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National Missing Persons Week, 3-9 August
Last edited 8th August 2014

This week is National Missing Persons Week in Australia. 35,000 people (or one person every 15 minutes) are reported missing each year. While the overwhelming majority of these are found, there remain around 1600 people in Australia who have been missing for six months or more.

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HAPPINESS - Video by Christopher Stefanick
Last edited 27th July 2014

Faith isn't one of the many components of life. It has everything to do with the happiness we were made for. Jesus didn't come to take away our "fun." In his own words, "I have told you these things so that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete!" (John 15:11) Watch this moving video by Christopher Stefanick.


At AIDS Conference, Catholics Worry About Reduced Funding for Programs
Last edited 22nd July 2014

Catholics gathered for the 20th International AIDS Conference worry that medical advances against the HIV pandemic are leading to decreased attention and less funding for the struggle against the deadly virus. Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, a special adviser on HIV and AIDS to Caritas Internationalis, said major strides in AIDS treatment have caused many to think it is no longer a fatal disease.


Condemn & Take Action to Stop Exploitative Universal Royalty Child Beauty Pageant from Coming to Australia.
Last edited 21st July 2014

Universal Royalty’s Child Beauty Pageant is coming to Melbourne, Australia, despite clear evidence from experts that the practise is detrimental to the normal and healthy development of children.


HeRose Spoken Word from the Ignite Conference 2013
Last edited 20th July 2014

Here and now we must be Heroes.

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Set Your Eyes - A Gospel Animation
Last edited 20th July 2014

A beautiful animation of the Gospel with the backing track "Set Your Eyes" by Jonathan and Emily Martin. A great resource for retreats and youth groups!

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Papuans in Australia Celebrate Feast of Bl. Peter To Rot
Last edited 16th July 2014

The Papua New Guinean community in Sydney celebrated recently the feast day of Bl. Peter To Rot, himself a Papuan who was martyred during World War II for his defence of marriage.

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