Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

First Sunday of Advent Year A

‘Our destination is never a place, but always a new way of looking at things’. (Henry Miller)

Advent has moved away from an individualistic ‘waiting’ for the return of Christ and move us towards what we are called to do to create God’s Reign on earth for all creation. It is about active waiting and active struggle to revolutionise our world. It is a time in which all oppressed people reveal to the church what is needed for such change.  

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STATEMENT from Phil Glendenning, Director of the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education

Dear Friends,

As some you may have already heard, after nearly 27 years in the role, I am resigning as Director of the Edmund Rice Centre. My last day will be January 31.

Next year, from early February to June 30, I will be working part-time on special projects for the Centre before taking a break and then commencing private consultancy work in 2024.

It has been an honour and a privilege to work with Edmund Rice Centre for the past quarter of a century and a bit, but now is the right time for me to step back.

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Feast of the Reign of Christ – the Cosmic Christ – Heart of the Universe

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the country where we gather today……..

on land which was never ceded-

and recognise that it and all the people, the species, the mountains, rocks, rivers, lakes

continue to be sacred to them.

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