Person Centred Approaches Promote Respect

Here’s my June reflection for CatholicCare Sydney. CatholicCare’s Person-Centred Approach is about keeping a focus on the dignity of the person at the heart of things. It sounds very straight-forward and obvious, but in fact it calls us to act in ways that are deeply counter-cultural. It calls us to act to change the...

Subsidiarity & Collaboration

My reflection for the May staff newsletter of CatholicCare Sydney focuses on subsidiarity and collaborating with those whom we serve. What do you think of when you hear the word ‘subsidiarity’? Do you think of a small company that is owned by a larger company? Subsidiarity is a key principle in Catholic Social Teaching....