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Approaching Easter during the COVID-19 situation leads Catholic health, aged care, education and social services to identify, more than ever, with the suffering Christ. Representatives of Australia’s Ministerial Public Juridic Persons (MPJP) met via videoconference on the Tuesday of Holy Week. The news from all sectors was of an unrelenting struggle interspersed with moments of creativity bringing hope. 

Our Easter 2020 eNewsletter is out now. In this edition, executive director of Catholic Social Services Victoria, Joshua Lourensz, reflects on the difficult climate we find ourselves in, its impact on our personal and professional lives, and very importantly, on the lives of those whom we serve. It also includes information related to a recent meeting held with CSSV members to discuss how they might take advantage of the Victorian government's $500m Work for Victoria fund and a networking initiative by Catholic Social Services Australia. 
"As a Christian disciple, and taking my lead from the Gospel (Matthew 25.31-46), I have striven to uphold the dignity of ‘J’ and Cardinal Pell throughout this time, both in my private thoughts and public statements." Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter Comensoli writes a letter to the laity, religious and clergy of the Archdiocese of Melbourne on 7th April 2020, following the acquittal by the High Court of Australia of Cardinal George Pell.

The Victorian Council of Social Services COVID-19 Sector update provides advice and resources from reputable sources relevant to the Victorian community sector. The latest bulletin released today, Wednesday 8th April, highlights the new tougher restrictions on workers, carers and visitors within "facilities where vulnerable Victorians live and receive care" and the Federal Treasury has formally updated its guidance advice on JobKeeper payments and NFPs registered with the ACNC. Plus more! 

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