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The mission of Catholic Social Services Victoria is to assist the Catholic Church in Victoria to fulfil the gospel imperatives to:
Stand with and serve the poor, disadvantaged and marginalised; andwork for a just, equitable and compassionate society.
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People attend special Mass for those affected by mental health issues
Mental Health Week was held in Australia from 7-14 October. With this in mind, a small group gathered at St Pius X Parish, West Heidelberg on Saturday 14 October to conclude Mental Health Week 2017. Fr Wayne Edwards and the parish community, together with Catholic Social Services Victoria, welcomed people to join with them to pray for all people touched in whatever way by mental health issues.
2017 Rerum Novarum Oration - The Legacy of Justice Higgins
The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne's
Office for Justice and Peace
is hosting the 2017 Rerum Novarum Oration,
The Legacy of Justice Higgins: Seeking a True New Start for all Job Seekers and Workers,
to be delivered by Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO on
Wednesday 8 November 2017
, from 7.30pm at the Cardinal Knox Centre in East Melbourne. All welcome! Download flyer
Catholic Social Teaching Train the Trainer Program
Catholic Social Services Victoria, together with Edmund Rice Ministries and Presentation Sisters will host a Catholic Social Teaching Train the Trainer day on
Tuesday 28 November
from 9.30am to 4pm at St Joseph's by the Sea, 16 Esplanade, Williamstown. Titled, 'Catholic Social Teaching: A lived, reflective experience of the guiding principles', those responsible for mission and culture development within their organisations, are encouraged to attend.
Deaf Catholic Conference sparks energy and commitment
The Deaf Catholic Conference in August 2017 sparked an energy and commitment to keeping channels open, sharing practices and experiences and offering support to all in the Australian and New Zealand Deaf Catholic communities. Hosted by the
John Pierce Centre,
it was the first such conference in over a decade. The theme was ‘Our community of faith: reflect, embrace and nurture’. See
Congratulations to the John Pierce Centre on their work in bringing this together.
Catholic Social Services Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the Communities where we work.
Ongoing support provided to Catholic community in responding to family violence
Catholic Social Teaching Being Made Real
Daniel Mulino MP breaks open the 2017 State Budget over breakfast
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Sacred Heart Mission Chapel St Op Shop's Auction
Vinnies centre a refuge for South Australian women in crisis
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Responding to sexual abuse; Ensuring that children are safe
CSSV Annual Dinner - Friday 4 August 2017
First Workshop for Catholic Social Teaching Train The Trainer 2017
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Also of interest….
Invitation from Fr. Bruce Duncan to launch of asylum seeker book.
Presentation on UNSW Study - Identifying long-term outcomes of Forgotten Australians, Child Migrants and the Stolen Generation.
Loreto Ministries advertising for Director of Mission position
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