The Francis Decade

Fr John Swann is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Adelaide, who lives in Kapunda, SA.

Original synodality: Consultation in the early Church

Constant J Mews is Professor Emeritus at Monash University, attached to the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies. This article first appeared in Eureka Street on Feb 22, 2023. It is reprinted here with kind permission of the author and Eureka Street.

An Aboriginal Liturgy


Josephite Sister, Carmel Pilcher, has coordinated liturgies for papal visits to this land and for the Beatification of Mary MacKillop in 1995.

The ACCRAF Challenge

Fr Greg Trythall, is Parish Priest at Williamstown, Victoria. He is a past member of the NCP Executive and is the current ACCRAF Chair.

Saying Yes to the Voice will herald a better future for us all

Sr Patty Fawkner SGS is the Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, an adult educator, writer and facilitator, with formal qualifications in arts, education, theology and spirituality. She wrote this article after attending a Community Forum organised by her local federal member, Tanya Plibersek, to discuss the Voice to Parliament. This article was first published in the March 2023 edition of The Good Oil, the e-journal of the Good Samaritan Sisters and reprinted with Sr Patty’s permission.