The Swag, the quarterly magazine of The National Council of Priests of Australia, provides a forum for publishing progressive but responsible Catholic thinking within the Church, featuring a wide range of topics from local and international contributors.

Closing dates for submissions for The Swag 2023 are:
Autumn Edition: Monday, 23 January 2023
Winter Edition: Monday, 17 April 2023
Spring Edition: Monday, 17 July 2023
Summer Edition: Monday, 16 October 2023

About The Swag

The Swag is published quarterly by the National Council of Priests of Australia as a service to Catholic clergy of Australia, and through them to the Church and the wider community.

Returned to God

We honour the life and ministry of our deceased clergy. Obits can be emailed to the NCP National Office. Specifications: Text as a Word Document (max. 350 words). Digital photos not less than 300 KB sent as a separate .jpg file (not to be included in the Word Document).

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