Grail Australia News

Sustainable vs regenerative – a new vocabulary

In the latest edition of GJOP (May 2016), Daniel Pinchbeck & Schuyler Brown argue that use of the word 'sustainability' may suggest a continuation or reform of current systems and therefore could be a hindrance to finding new 'regenerative' solutions. Other articles in this edition include: The pernicious myth of perpetual economic growth Three giant…
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The Call to Ecological Conversion

Ecological conversion, eco-spirituality, eco-theology - what do they all mean and why should we care? On a rainy night in Naremburn recently, Sydney Grail member, Tricia Gemmell,  spoke of the urgent need for ecological conversion - of the  need to heed the many voices --  scientific and theological -- that over the past 150 years…
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Remembering the Grail’s role in Mackay

The Catholic Church in Mackay recently celebrated its 150 year (1866 -2016) presence there with an exhibition and commemorative mass. The Grail's work in Mackay was remembered at the exhibition with a colourful Grail banner and several photos and publications which recalled its work at 'Ballybrac' from 1955 - 1984.  What began as a hostel…
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We need an Administration Assistant!

The Grail in Australia is seeking a part-time administration assistant for the Grail Centre in North Sydney for 6 - 9 hours a week (days and times negotiable) with a three month probation period.  Will suit school hours. The role requires someone with 1) proficiency in the MS-Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access) 2)…
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