From the
NCP Chairman

I recently obtained (through the kindness of Noel Molloy) and read a fascinating book which looks at Australian ministerial priesthood entitled Where Did All the Young Men Go? It is an autobiographical study in which 23 men now aged over 70, who were part of the Manly Seminary class in the 1960s, tell their life stories.

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Peter Maher

Creating an awareness of how trauma effects all involved in the caring professions is gaining momentum. A new approach to working with traumatised people, particularly in institutions, moves the focus from treating the individual in isolation to understanding the culture of the institution or community in which the individual lives, and transforming that culture.

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Letters to the Editor

Pastoral Care of abuse victims in the terminal phase of their end-of-life illness

In this short reflection, which in no way claims to be evidence-based or authoritative, I am seeking to initiate a conversation on the pastoral care of abuse victims in the terminal phase of their end-of-life illness.

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