Eight years on, bishops renew call for resettlement
Australia’s Catholic bishops have joined the bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in calling for detainees on Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in Australia – eight years after the advent of mandatory offshore detention.
Mission Inspired Leadership
Catholic Social Services Victoria is presenting our 2021 program of Mission Inspired Leadership evenings online. The Mission Inspired Leadership program is a professional development opportunity for senior leaders in the Catholic social services sector and other affiliated organisations within health and education, which focuses on this mission-oriented dimensions of leadership.
CSSV is hiring
CSSV is looking to employ a part-time Member and Community Relations Coordinator. You’ll be responsible for the development and management of CSSV’s communication systems and relationships with both large and small member organisations and other key stakeholders, working flexibly as part of a small team.
John Pierce Centre celebrates 40 Years of Service to Deaf Community
Our friends at the John Pierce Centre are celebrating 40 years of service to the Deaf and hard of hearing community with a special Mass and 3-course lunch on Sunday 15th August 2021, from 11am – 4pm in East Melbourne.
Our mission is to assist the Catholic Church in Victoria to fulfil the gospel imperatives to:
Stand in solidarity with and serve the poor, disadvantaged and marginalised; and work for a just, equitable and compassionate society.
Catholic Social Services Victoria (CSSV) is the peak body for Catholic social services across the state. Underpinned by Catholic social teaching, CSSV works with its 40+ member organisations to assist the bishops and broader Catholic community across Victoria, to fulfil the gospel imperatives to stand with and serve the poor, disadvantaged and marginalised.
“If someone helps an elderly person cross a river, that is a fine act of charity. The politician, on the other hand, builds a bridge, and that too is an act of charity. While one person can help another by providing something to eat, the politician creates a job for that other person, and thus practices a lofty form of charity that ennobles his or her political activity.”Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti, #186
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