Plenary facing change

Francis Sullivan AO, is the Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia and the Mater Group of hospitals. He was the former CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council and a member of the Plenary Council. He shares his thoughts of the first Assembly and where we go from here.

Liturgy on the margins: Australian Diaconal Ministry, present and future

Elizabeth Young RSM, a Sister of Mercy living and ministering in the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese of New South Wales, writes on the way ministry could be enhanced by the development of the diaconate. A blog about developing liturgy on the margins launched on October 1, the Feast of St Thérèse of Lisieux, the Patron of Missionaries can be found here.

Accompaniment Je te prends par la main 

Tom Elich, editor of Liturgy News writes about pastoral care in the wake of the Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation which is now almost Australia wide. Reprinted from Liturgy News (Spring 2021), ©Liturgy Brisbane.

An advisor at the Plenary

Francis Moloney SDB

Francis Moloney SDB is an advisor to the Plenary Council and offers a reflection on the first session of the Plenary.

What happened at the Plenary?

Nimmi Candappa, member of the Plenary Council, reflects on her experience of the First Assembly, what happened and where it might go.