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Anniversary Religious Orders

Salesians welcome international leader to Australia during centenary year

The international head of the Salesians of Don Bosco has wrapped up an eight-day trip to Australia with a visit to Salesian College in Sunbury, Victoria, which is home to the motherhouse of the order in Australia.

Education Religious Orders

‘Our community is lucky to be able to stand on the shoulders of the giants’

Patrician Brothers gathered with staff at All Saints College, Maitland this week as their community celebrated 140 years of ministry in Australia. Source: MNnews.Today.

Appointment Religious Orders

General secretary elected provincial, to leave Bishops Conference

Fr Stephen Hackett MSC has been elected provincial superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Australia and will conclude his time as general secretary of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in July. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Religious Orders Western Australia

Tiny town big on Benedictine hospitality

Western Australia’s monastery town, New Norcia, has made it to the last stage of the state’s Tiny Tourism Town award. Source: The Record.

In The Dioceses Religious Orders

Capuchins to leave two inner-city Brisbane parishes

The Capuchin Friars will withdraw from two inner-city Brisbane parishes in January next year. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Religious Orders

Be sowers of hope, Pope tells religious women

Pope Francis has met with the Union of Major Superiors in Italy to mark their 70th Chapter and offered them three points of reflection on the important role they play, especially regarding women and synodality. Source: Vatican News.

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.