An expectant group of fourteen people gathered on a grey morning at the Flagstaff Gardens in the city of Melbourne on 16 May for the first Catholic Social Teaching Walking On The Land workshop for 2018. This workshop is another in the collaborative venture of CSSV with Edmund Rice Ministries and Kildare Ministries. Two further workshops are scheduled for later in 2018 - 29 August and 28 November.
Together with ThinkPrevent, Catholic
Social Services Victoria is hosting a workshop on Bystander Intervention for parishes and those keen to respond, to the prevention of family violence and
violence against women. The workshop will be held at the Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert Street, East Melbourne, from 6pm (for 6.30pm start). Dr
Ree Boddé, CEO of ThinkPrevent will speak.
Catholic Social Services Victoria is pleased to announce that the fourth
series of the Mission Inspired Leadership program will be conducted
during 2018. The dates for the program will be Thursday
evenings: 19 April, 17 May, 21 June, 19 July.
As part of our national Catholic social services conference, Hearing
Healing Hope (from 21-23 February in Melbourne), Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO will be hosting a
Masterclass on Pope Francis and Human Rights - Moving Justice and
Solidarity from the Dictionary to the Workplace of Catholic Social
Services. The Masterclass is open to everybody (not just conference
participants!) On Friday 23 February 2018 at Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, from 2pm - 4pm. Cost is $100.