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Religious Orders Ukraine

Redemptorists in Ukraine mobilise to help community

A new video from apostolate Common Home TV depicts the reality of the war in Ukraine and those who remain in the country working for peace. Source: Redemptorists Oceania.

First Nations Religious Orders

Religious say Voice to Parliament  ‘important stepping stone’

An Indigenous Voice to Parliament is an “important stepping stone” towards “respectful engagement, treaty-making and truth-telling”, says a Catholic Religious Australia council member.

In The Dioceses Religious Orders

Capuchins to end 73-year association with Adelaide parish

The Capuchin Friars will withdraw from the Adelaide parish of Newton by January 2024, ending a 73-year association with the local Catholic community. Source: The Southern Cross.

Ecology Religious Orders

Sisters’ decision to hand over conservation area ‘a positive outcome all round’

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are withdrawing from the stewardship of their Wivenhoe landholding at Cobbitty in New South Wales, which the Sisters have owned since 1910. Source: The Good Oil.

Religious Orders

Josephites bid farewell to Gippsland after 120 years of service

The Sisters of Saint Joseph have officially said farewell to the Sale Diocese after 120 years of faithful service to the Gippsland region. 

Europe Religious Orders

‘Rebel nuns’ of the Amalfi Coast expelled from convent, religious life

Two members of the Urbanist Poor Clare Sisters of Italy, who refused to abandon their 13th century convent slated for closure, have been dismissed by the Vatican from religious life. Source: Crux.

Religious Orders

Renovated centre looks to the future while honouring the past

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan welcomed members of their community to a liturgy marking the blessing and opening of renovations to St Scholastica’s Congregational Centre in Sydney.

Ordination Religious Orders

Archbishop Costelloe ordains five Salesian priests

The Salesian priesthood expanded by five on Saturday with Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB ordaining five men at St Francis’ Church, Melbourne. Source: Salesian Province.

Religious Orders Vocations

Sisters of St Joseph honoured for decades of dedication

More than 30 Josephite Sisters celebrated almost 2000 combined years of religious life at their diamond jubilee this month. Source: The Catholic Leader.