CatholicCare Staff Introduced to Catholic Social Teaching

Second edition written by Sandie Cornish, 2016. Where Our Values Come From I really enjoyed collaborating with CatholicCare Sydney on this introduction to Catholic Social Teaching. Their staff and volunteers are as diverse as the people and communities they serve. They are attracted to CatholicCare because they share its values. While their diversity is a […]

100th World Migrant & Refugee Day

In 2014 we celebrate the 100th World Migrant and Refugee Day. The Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office has prepared a kit to help communities and individuals to celebrate Migrant & Refugee Sunday. The theme is The Holy Family in Exile, and it contains Pope Francis’ Message for the day, a pastoral letter from Bishop […]

Two Forms of Examen

The examen or examination of consciousness is a fundamental practice of the Ignatian spirituality tradition. I developed this resource, An Examination of Consciousness for the Faith into Action workshop organised by the Wollongong Diocese. It combines prayer at the conclusion of the workshop with an opportunity for reflection and feedback to organizers. The images were […]

Tools for Theological Reflection

Everyone is capable of doing theology! Reflecting theologically on issues and situations is an important part of our planning for a Christian action response. This resource, Tools for Theological Reflection offers some simple tools for theological reflection that don’t require any specialized knowledge – they are intended to assist parish, school or social justice groups.