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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,Stewardship of our planet | 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,Member Events | Read More »

Francis: challenging nationalism, market rule, & overconfident technology.

Prominent US social justice Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego. Friday 23 June 5-6.30pm Newman College 887 Swanston Street Parkville A free event, but please RSVP for catering to Br Mark O’Connor 0429 694 707 |   mark.oconnor@marists.org.au Bishop McElroy is a strong advocate for the poor and for more than 200,000 undocumented migrants in […]

May 7th, 2017 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Politics | 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 »

Professor Joe Camilleri: How is the world to engage with Trump’s America?

May lecture series St Michael’s Hall 120 Collins Street Melbourne Tuesday 9 and 16 May $20 each lecture, or two for $35. Bookings here Tuesday 9 May 6pm America, Russia, & China – three gorillas in the room Tuesday 16 May 6pm Is there life after Trump? What a creative politics might look like . 

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Disarmament,Events,Politics | Read More »

Ozanam Lecture 2017: Marcelle Mogg.

Sunday 26 February 2pm. Cathedral Hall ACU 20 Brunswick Street Fitzroy. Marcelle Mogg will speak on The Living Presence of the Love of God. Marcelle Mogg is Group Director Mission Integration St John of God Health Care. Respondent Doug Knez Gippsland Central Council President St Vincent de Paul. Light refreshments provided. Car park at rear […]

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in Events | Read More »

2016 SPC AGM.

2016 SPC AGM.

SPC 11th Annual General Meeting. Presidents Report 30 November 2016 Welcome to our eleventh AGM. Our purpose at SPC is to expand awareness of social justice issues in Australia and overseas, and in ecumenical collaboration to influence public policy for the benefit of all, especially the disadvantaged. During 2015-16, we have commented on many issues of […]

December 9th, 2016 | Posted in Member Events | Read More »