Catholic Prison Chaplains National Gathering Highlights Role Of Prison Chaplain And The Needs Of Prisoners

Catholic Prison Chaplains National Gathering Highlights Role Of Prison Chaplain And The Needs Of PrisonersThis article was published as a media release by the ACBC on 25 September 2015.

The role of the prison chaplain goes far beyond just looking after the religious and spiritual needs of prisoners, Dr Ruth Webber told delegates at the inaugural Catholic Prison Chaplains National Gathering this weekend (25 September 2015).

To Listen With The Heart - Catholic Women's League Australia, 47th Biennial Conference

To Listen With The Heart - Catholic Women's League Australia, 47th Biennial ConferenceThis article was written by Donella Johnston and was published in the ACBC Media Blog on 16 October 2015.

Over 250 women from all over Australia gathered in Parramatta to attend the 47th Biennial Conference of the Catholic Women’s League Australia from 22-24 September.

National Guidelines Update

National-Guidelines-Update sThe Australian Catholic Council for Lay Pastoral Ministry (ACCLPM) was established in 2011 as an advisory body to the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry. The areas of responsibility are:             

  1. To support Lay Pastoral Ministers in their service to our Church
  2. To assist Lay Pastoral Ministers with accreditation and employment relations
  3. To promote the role and value of Lay Pastoral Ministry.

The Kin-Dom Of Pastoral Associates

The Kin-Dom Of Pastoral AssociatesIn 1996, at an Association of Pastoral Associates’ Conference, in the outskirts of Melbourne, Kathleen Williams rsm encouraged us to express our wisdom through the medium of parable. We were to begin our parables with “The Kin-dom of Pastoral Associates is like…” Well, we had so much fun, laughing until we hurt.


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