CTC Logo
CTC Logo
 
 

Click here for a copy of the submission by the Interchurch Criminal Justice Taskforce on rehabilitation and reintegration of prisioners in Victoria. These are key issues for all converned with our criminal justice system and the building of a safer and more just Victoria.

As we draw near to Christmas, we recall that Christians celebrate that our God entered into a new and unique relationship with humankind; that Jesus came to live among us as one of us, to bring the face of God before us in a radically different way.  

The spirit of Christmas, then, is very much one of recognising the value of all people, because our God has identified with each of us in a special way; and has told us that we can find him in each other.  

This has implications for our personal relations, our service to others and our work for a more just and compassionate society.  May the spirit of Christmas renew and strengthen us in these commitments.

A Professional Development Program over three evenings - 5.30 for 6.00 – 8.30pm, on Wednesdays 25 March, 22 April and 27 May 2015.

Building on the insights of Pope Francis, the Forums will provide a valuable opportunity to reflect deeply on the relationship leaders have with the Gospel and the mission of their own organisation, and its relationship to the broader social services sector. 

Thomas Merton writes: “The certainty of Christian hope lies beyond passion and beyond knowledge. Therefore we must sometimes expect our hope to come in conflict with darkness, desperation and ignorance. Therefore, too, we must remember that Christian optimism is not a perpetual sense of euphoria, an indefectible comfort in whose presence neither anguish nor tragedy can possibly exist…… the Church in preparing us for the birth of a “great prophet,” a Savior and a King of Peace, has more in mind than seasonal cheer...

 
Catholic Social Services Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the Communities where we work. Click for our Reconciliation Vision
Our News
No Items.
Member News
No Items.
Our Events
No Items.
Also of interest….
No Items.
Copyright 2019 by Catholic Social Services Victoria Login