Hearing, Healing, Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times - get your copy!
Our new book, Hearing, Healing, Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times, builds on the reflections
and challenges of keynote speakers, workshop leaders and engaged participants
at the Catholic Social Services national conference held in Melbourne in
It includes an array of inspiring, practical and useful resources for all involved in Catholic social services, nationally.
The book has been launched in Canberra, Brisbane, Toowoomba and most recently in Melbourne, with prominent Barrister and advocate, Julian McMahon AC QC, leading the proceedings. The book was also launched in Warragul this week by Bishop Pat O'Regan, Diocese of Sale.
According to Archbishop
Mark Coleridge, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops
Conference, "Hearing, Healing, Hope
brings work together as a basis for
further reflection and makes it available to people gathered around a board
table, for example, or to an executive team, or a group of staff new to an
Book contributor Elizabeth
Proust says: “So, with more accountability, more onerous
responsibility, and often less funds, this space requires dedicated people who
not only understand their own organisations and the sector but also
understand the community and the global factors at work, which will change and
disrupt what we are doing”.
In her chapter, Darlene
Dreise sets a challenge: “Each of us is therefore called to work towards
the unknown possibilities to be revealed through the true flourishing of the
original peoples of this land”.
UPCOMING BOOK LAUNCH DATES:
22 November 5.00pm Perth (details to come)
29 November 6.00pm Sydney, Notre Dame,
Darlinghurst - details to be confirmed