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Pax Christi: next stages in our journey?

Pax Christi: next stages in our journey?

AGM Pax Christi meeting of 15 November at 2 pm will help set its agenda for 2016 plus guest speaker: Mr Ghaith Krayem former president of the Islamic Council of Victoria. On the pressure on Muslim communities and how church and community groups can help deepen mutual understanding and dispel fear and anxiety. Sunday 15 […]

January 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Peace,SPC Events 2015 | Read More »

In search of a sustainable future: the Paris climate conference & the impact of Pope Francis.

In search of a sustainable future: the Paris climate conference & the impact of Pope Francis.

Dr Augustine Doronila. Wednesday 2 December 2015 7:30pm. 34 Bedford Street Box Hill.  This address follows the SPC 2015 AGM, which commences at 7pm.  Download a flyer. Ecological issues involved in the Paris Climate Change conference (COP21), and the contribution of Pope Francis’s document, Laudato Si’.   Dr Augustine Doronila is an environmental scientist from […]

November 12th, 2015 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2015,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Gavin Dufty on Changes in energy prices

Wednesday 28 November, noon- 1pm Gavin Dufty Manager for Policy and Research, St Vincent de Paul Society “Changes in Energy Prices across Australia – tips and traps with energy contracts” at St Francis Pastoral Centre annex 326 Lonsdale St, on corner of Elizabeth St., Melbourne sponsored by the St Francis Conference of St Vincent de […]

November 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2015 | Read More »

Refugee forum for parishes and agencies

How to support asylum seekers through action and advocacy. Wednesday 14 October 9am-3:30pm St Ambrose’s Community Centre, 287 Sydney Road, Brunswick Program includes a Parish Expo and workshops. Organised by Adrian Foley at Catholic Social Services Victoria adrian.foley@css.org.au. Guest speakers include Phil Glendenning, Chair of the Refugee Council of Australia and Director of the Edmund Rice Centre Sr […]

September 22nd, 2015 | Posted in SPC Events 2015 | Read More »

Working with Disaster: Clergy & Bushfires.

Working with Disaster: Clergy & Bushfires.

Launched by Craig Lapsley, Victorian Emergency Management Commissioner, this research aims to support and learn from the local clergy and laity in the Murrindindi Shire who responded to those impacted by the trauma of Black Saturday on 9 February 2009. The fires caused Australia’s highest-ever loss of life from a natural disaster. They claimed 173 […]

March 30th, 2015 | Posted in Book Reviews,Feature,Publications,SPC Events 2015,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

States, markets, & civil society

States, markets, & civil society

John Cain Foundation Inaugural Conference Saturday 21 March 10am to 5pm Maurice Glasman British Labour MP With Nick Dyrenfurth, historian and author John Langmore, former Director UN Division of Social Policy, and Professorial Fellow at Melbourne University Professor Janet McCalman, Centre for Health & Society, Melbourne School of Population & Global Health, Melbourne University George […]

March 3rd, 2015 | Posted in SPC Events 2015 | Read More »