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Book launch. Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers

Book launch. Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers

The Yarra Institute for Religion & Social Policy, in association with Social Policy Connections, presents the launch of   Dr Tony Ward’s book Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers With Mr Russell Broadbent MP Member for McMillan Thursday 21 September 2017 5:30 for 6-7pm Followed by drinks and light supper Multicultural Hub 506 Elizabeth Street Melbourne […]

September 10th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017 | Read More »

Make Australia great again, or make the planet great again? Is it one or the other?

Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM. Tuesday 5 & 12 September 6 for 6:30pm St Michael’s Place Hall Ground Floor 120 Collins St Melbourne $20 per lecture, or $35 for both. Book here or 9651 5120 Tuesday 5 September : Topics for discussion Australia’s First Nations and the Constitution Requirements for Australian citizenship Responding to terrorist threats Engaging with […]

August 7th, 2017 | Posted in Events 2017 | Read More »

A people-centred approach for the economy.

A people-centred approach for the economy.

        SPC & the Economy of Communion present. Lawrence Chong CEO and Co-Founder of Consulus Wednesday 23 August 7:30-9pm Kathleen Syme Library & Community Centre 251 Faraday Street Carlton, Multipurpose Room 1 Ground Floor Supper and informal conversation will follow. Booking essential Lorraine Lispon llipson7@gmail.com | 0419 687 593 Enquiries Lorraine Lipson […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Feature,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Signs of Hope in Afghanistan

Dr Deborah Storie Reflects on her experience in Afghanistan and signs of new hope Sunday 20 August, 12.30 for 1.00pm at Kildara, rear of 39 Stanhope St. East, East Malvern August Agape of Pax Christi. Bring food to share, to finish by 4pm. Deborah Storie is a former Chair of TEAR Australia

July 30th, 2017 | Posted in Events 2017 | Read More »

Promoting Lay Formation: Cardijn & the YCW in Australia

A full-day conference on the YCW in Australia. Saturday 29 July 2017 9am-5:45pm   Speakers include Race Mathews, Stefan Gigacz, David Kehoe, Val Noone, John Bonnice, Robert Pascoe, Katharine Massam, Michael Parer, Vicky Burrows, Michael Leahy, Devett Kennedy & Elise Ganley, Brian Lucas, Mark Ager, Fred Sim, and Jessica Russell. Catholic Theological College 275 Victoria […]

July 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Events,Events 2017,SPC Events 2017 | Read More »

Forum for parishes: Asylum Seeker & Refugee Support

What is happening for asylum seekers now, and how parishes can help. Tuesday 11 July 9:30am-1pm St Monica’s Primary School 20 Robinson Street Moonee Ponds $15 (includes refreshments & resources). Please advise special dietary requirements. RSVP 4 July 2017. Enquiries Lucia Brick 03 9287 5566  |  lucia.brick@css.org.au. Book here. Paris Aristotle AM Foundation for Survivors […]

June 29th, 2017 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Responding to the Anthropocene.

What does it mean to be human, responsible for a deep future? Professor David G Horrell Wednesday 19 July 6-7:30pm Collins St Baptist Church 374 Collins Street Melbourne Bookings, aelvey@tpg.com.au. A free event. Professor Horrell from the University of Exeter, with others, will speak to questions like those raised in Clive Hamilton’s Defiant Earth. David G Horrell […]

June 29th, 2017 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Religious violence & the pursuit of Heaven.

Rabbi Fred Morgan AM. Sunday 23 July 3pm, Siena College, 815 Riversdale Road, Camberwell The annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration, following the AGM of the Council of Christians & Jews (Vic). Rabbi Morgan is President of the Council of Christians & Jews (VIC), Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne since 2013, and Professorial […]

June 5th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Peace | Read More »

Pope Francis & the common good. Where is our society going?

Seminar. Saturday 24 June 10am-1pm Newman College 887 Swanston Street Parkville A free event, but for catering, please contact Br Mark O’Connor 0429 694 707  |  mark.oconnor@marists.org.au An expert in Catholic social thinking, Bishop John McElroy of San Diego, is a prominent advocate for the poor and 200,000-plus migrants in his diocese. He has doctorates […]

May 7th, 2017 | Posted in Events | Read More »

The legacy of war: ecojustice, Australia, & the Middle East.

Thursday 20 April 4-6pm. Whitley College 271 Royal Parade Parkville Joe Camilleri (chair), Deborah Storie, Keith Dyer, and Anne Elvey, exploring ecological and justice perspectives on Australia’s involvement in our ‘longest war’, particularly Afghanistan. No cost, but bookings required by Tuesday 18 April. Light refreshments available on arrival. Deborah Storie has lived in Afghanistan off and […]

April 5th, 2017 | Posted in Events,Peace | Read More »