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Leadership Women

‘Poverty has a female face’: Caritas launches action to empower women

Caritas Internationalis has released a booklet – Equality, Encounter, Renewal – as part of a month of action on empowering women. Source: Caritas Australia.

Leadership Women

Highlighting the dignity of women on International Women’s Day

Highlighting the dignity of women is the focus of two new resources being released to mark International Women’s Day today. Source: ACBC.

Education Leadership

Students learn to be Young Leaders in a Catholic school

Student leaders from across the country gathered at St Patrick’s College Ballarat as part of the Edmund Rice Education Australia’s Young Leaders Conference. 

HIgher Education Indigenous Leadership

Indigenous students get down to business

The University of Notre Dame Australia is this week hosting 32 Indigenous secondary school students from across Western Australia at its Broome campus as part of a program designed to inspire Australia’s future leaders.

Leadership Religious

Australian ambassador chairs Rome forum of religious women

Religious women from around the world participated in a forum in Rome this week, discussing their work on issues such as climate change, poverty, human trafficking and migration. Source: Vatican News.

Leadership Religious Orders

Loreto Sisters appoint new province leader for Australia, South East Asia 

The Loreto Sisters have appointed Sr Mary Wright IBVM as the new leader of the Loreto Province of Australia and South East Asia for a three-year term commencing November 15.

Leadership Women

Applications open for the Australian Catholic Young Women’s Fellowship

Applications are now open for the Australian Catholic Young Women’s Fellowship for 2024-2025, the Bishops Commission for Evangelisation, Laity and Ministry has announced. Source: The Bridge.

Leadership Religious Orders

Sisters of Mercy elect new leadership team 

The Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea has elected a new leadership team to guide the institute for the next four years.

HIgher Education Leadership

Students will graduate ‘with a clear vision for our Church today’

The Areté Centre for Missionary Leadership’s Foundations of Missionary Leadership program is now available as a graduate certificate thanks to a new partnership with the University of Notre Dame Australia. Source: Missionaries of God’s Love.