Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Body and Blood of Christ

Reflections on the readings

Jesus was crucified because of the company he kept and the people he ate with. Eating together is a significant human activity. Stories and lives are shared. Relationships are renewed and strengthened. We are continually reminded that God is social, a God of relationship. Any spirituality or theology that disconnects us from the concerns of the world and contemporary social concerns should be dismissed.

 

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Creation as God’s love story - Webinar

An upcoming webinar is sponsored by the Chevalier Institute entitled: An exploration of Creation as God’s love story, with a particular focus on the call of Pope Francis for ecological conversion and the implications of that call on our lives both personally and communally.

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89977941083 or go to www.zoom.us and enter the webinar ID 899 7794 1083 (no password is required)

The Facebook event ID is https://www.facebook.com/events/282291186488585

Click here to download the flyer of the webinar.


Asylum Seekers and Refugees Education Resources June 2020

The Edmund Rice Centre's free publication Asylum Seekers and Refugees Education Resource June 2020 Edition provides activities for students which are practical, engaging and focused on increasing awareness about human rights and advocacy.

Students are encouraged to think about asylum seekers and refugees with compassion, to move their understanding from the head to the heart.

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Refugee Council of Australia Schools Flyer

Click here to download the Refugee Council of Australia Schools Flyer


Get involved with Refugee Week in 2020 !

Sunday June 14 to Saturday June 20, 2020

Click here to celebrate the Year of Welcome - Online

 



Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Solemnity of the Trinity

For some months we have heard about ‘social distancing’ and the need for it. It is wrong to call it that. It should be physical or spatial distancing. It suggests a violent attitude. But social distancing is not a new phenomenon. It was enforced upon us prior to the current pandemic by government policies with regard to asylum seekers as well as detaining them, people who are poor, homeless or unemployed.

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