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.… Read More »CatholicCare Staff Introduced to Catholic Social Teaching
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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,… Read More »100th World Migrant & Refugee Day
This prezi by Sandie Cornish provides a brief overview of what Pope Francis has to say about the social dimension of evangelisation in his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.
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… Read More »Two Forms of Examen
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,… Read More »Tools for Theological Reflection
This presentation introduces the Pastoral Spiral. It is a flexible framework for action that has been used to guide pastoral work, present academic courses, and for planning social action. It is inspired by and embodies the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.