Reflections from Fr Claude

Fifth Sunday of Easter

For my ancestors, spirituality was a matter of thinking globally and acting locally. The visionary wisdom of indigenous people looks out into the vastness of time and space. And yet, as mystical as they may be, indigenous traditions are rooted deeply into a particular place with a particular people. They are local and they are daily – that transformative context where the sacred becomes a way of life.

Steven Charleston, Native American Elder and Episcopalian Bishop

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Epeli Hau’ofa Memorial Lecture 2024: The Ocean Is Us with Reverend James Shri Bhagwan

The 2024 Australian Association for Pacific Studies (AAPS) Epeli Hau’ofa Annual Memorial lecture “The Ocean Is Us” which The Edmund Rice Centre co-hosted at the Australian Museum was delivered by Rev. James Shri Bhagwan and you can now watch Rev. Bhagwan's inspiring address.

West Papua Mini Film Festival: a review by ERC Director 'Alopi Latukefu

The West Papua Mini Film Festival is a touring festival of short films organised by the West Papuan community and their allies and supporters in Australia to raise awareness of the situation in West Papua.  Click here to read a review by ERC Director 'Alopi Latukefu, published by the Development Policy Centre of Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University.

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