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Francis – a Voice crying out: Becoming a humble, listening and learning Church

Friday 22 March, 10am to 1.00pm A seminar with Dr Austen Ivereigh, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez and local theologians and bishops. A contribution to the forthcoming Plenary Council in Australia. Further information: Br Mark O’Connor, mark-o’connor@marists.org.au

December 24th, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events | Read More »

Austen Ivereigh on Pope Francis

Prominent UK author, Dr Austen Ivereigh, Tuesday 21 March 2019, 5.00-6.30pm ‘Close and Concrete: Pope Francis evangelising in a world of flux’ in The Oratory, Newman College, 887 Swanston St., Parkville VIC. Response by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez of Honduras, coordinator of Pope Francis’s C9 group for Reform of the Church. Part of Helder Camara lecture […]

December 24th, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Professor Gillian Triggs, ‘Religion & Human Rights in Australia’.

An event in the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019. Tuesday 5 February 2019 5:30-8pm Carrillo Gantner Theatre B-02 (Basement) Sidney Myer Asia Centre University of Melbourne 761 Swanston Street Parkville Book here. A free lecture by Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission 2012-2017, and the new Chair of […]

November 19th, 2018 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Earth@Peace. How to secure ‘just and ecologically sustainable peace’.

Interviews and panel discussions with leading thinkers, with working groups, including a discussion in ‘hypothetical’ format with 12 leaders and experts on implications of Australia attempting to apply the principles of a just and ecologically sustainable peace. 23-24 April 2019, 9am-5:30pm Evening events 7.30pm Pilgrim Theological College Melbourne 29 College Crescent Parkville 3052 For information, […]

October 28th, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Peace,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Voices for justice. A program for aid advocates.

1-4 December 2018. Canberra. Micah Australia is hosting a four-day training program in Canberra 1-4 December 2018 for people committed to working for improved justice in the world. The program includes two days of training and workshops with leading speakers, and a final two days lobbying politicians in Parliament House. The program is hosted by […]

August 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Global poverty | Read More »

Banning nuclear weapons? Australia must act!

ICAN speakers on the anniversary of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. Monday 6 August, at 7 for 7:30pm Lecture Theatre in the Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert St., East Melbourne Book here Dr Tilman Ruff, co-founder of ICAN Professor Richard Tanter University of Melbourne Sue Coleman-Haseldine nuclear test survivor The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear […]

July 20th, 2018 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2018 | Read More »

SPC membership renewals 2018-2019 & donation appeal.

SPC membership  renewals 2018-2019  & donation appeal.

Download your 2018-2019 membership renewal or joining forms. The subscription fee remains $40 for individual members, and $80 for organisations. Click for donation form. Dear friend of SPC With warmest thanks to you for your support as a member of SPC, we invite you to renew your financial membership for 2018-2019. SPC offers a vehicle for informed debate in […]

June 21st, 2018 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Sr Gail Worcelo: towards an ecologically sustainable world.

Tuesday 10 July 7pm for 7:30pm start Abbotsford Convent 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford $20 adult, $10 concession/student Book at www.trybooking.com/378899 or contact John Wallis Foundation 03 9873 5520, jwfadmin@johnwallisfoundation.org.au, or purchase your ticket at the door. Everyone welcome. The John Wallis Memorial Lecture 2018, sponsored by the John Wallis Foundation and the Australian Youth […]

May 9th, 2018 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2018 | Read More »

War never again: Art Show fundraiser

Saturday 19 May, 3pm Rod Quantock will open the exhibition at Steps Art Gallery, 62 Lygon St., Carlton. All proceeds will go to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the Victorian Branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War. The exhibition will include works by Michael Leunig, Arthur Boyd, […]

April 5th, 2018 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »

‘Gurrumul’ fundraiser for Binnap Partners

Sunday 29 April 2pm The film is about the Indigenous musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, who died in Darwin last year, aged 46.  $20 per ticket.   Bookings by Monday 23 April: Pat 03 9878 7939  |  jandpschmidt@bigpond.com. Please PAY ON THE DAY with the correct amount. If  you are unable to come, please call Pat […]

April 1st, 2018 | Posted in Events,Member Events | Read More »