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RESource E-News
RESource E-News

31 October 2012

Welcome

As the year draws towards its end you might be interested in the Advent Prayer or the Prayer of St Brendan which is ideal for school leavers. Thank you to those who took time to email through 'missing' links they had noticed in RESource. It is a great help to have extra spotters in action.

What's On
Can you make it?

Retreat Day for Secondary RECs and FDCs at Treacy Centre 23/11/12 Facilitated by Rev Mgr Greg Bennet, Vicar General. Register through IPLS (RES114A)

Accreditation Program: Morality and Justice at Simonds Hall on 12-13 November. Facilitated by Denise Goodwin and Mary-Anne Collins. Register through IPLS (REJ114A)

Professor John Warhurst has captured key insights from the 2012 Conference on St Mary MacKillop and her contribution to Social Services.  You are invited to a launch of the publication on Monday 12 November at 5.30pm, by Professor Anne Hunt OAM, at Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert St, East Melbourne. RSVP: Lucia Brick: 9287 5566

Social Justice in the City: Fiona McLeod, Senior Counsel at the Victorian Bar, Wednesday, 28 November, 12-1.00 pm
“Human Trafficking – an Affront to Humanity”. All welcome. St Francis Pastoral Centre – 326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Contact: Paula 9895 5800 or paulas@svdp-vic.org.au

Have you seen:
We noticed these sites this month

Meditation with Children and Young People is an attractive and informative introduction to meditation from Townsville Diocese.

Catholic Voices is an English site which features articles (mostly by lay men and women) on lots of aspects of church life and teaching. It aims to give English Catholics a voice in public discourse.  

An interesting interview with Fr George Coyne explores the interface between religion and science in a very engaging way. 

The Good Grief site offers support and formation to teachers and others who work closely with children and young people who are grieving. The site includes details of programs available.  

Art of Vatican II features intricate and evocative depictions of various moments at the Second Vatican Council.

Have you seen:
Lance Armstrong and the ethics of sport
Lance Armstrong and the ethics of sport

The revelations about Lance Armstrong and the use of drugs in cycling has rocked both those involved and all who have an interest in sport.

50th Anniversary Vatican II
50th Anniversary Vatican II

During the past month the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the most significant event in the history of the Church in the 20th Century was celebrated throughout the world. What was it about and what was its effect?

Mainland Australia off limits to asylum seekers
Mainland Australia off limits to asylum seekers

The latest event in the sad saga of avoiding the refugee problem is removing mainland Australia as a legal destination for asylum seekers.  

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