Grail Australia News

Pacific News | Oil Spill in the Solomons is an Ecological Disaster

For over a month, a cargo ship has been leaking heavy fuel oil into the waters of Rennell Island’s Kangava Bay in the South Pacific, home of the world’s largest raised coral atoll and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The oil spill from the ship Solomon Trader, a Hong-Kong registered bulk-carrier which was loading Bauxite…
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Reflection on Stirring the Waters

Grail member, Elizabeth Lee, reflects on the Australian Catholic Women’s Colloquium held in Adelaide on 22-24 February 2019. Maybe a positive starting point for my reflection on “Stirring the Waters: The Australian Catholic Women’s Colloquium” is not the Colloquium per se but rather our Grail “Celebrating Women” liturgy with which we honoured International Women’s Day…
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More Than Ever We Need Women of Vision

There is plenty of thoughtful and heartfelt Catholic commentary available on what is happening in the Australian Catholic Church in the wake of Cardinal Pell’s recent conviction and jailing for child sexual abuse. Some of these concerns are with how Catholics are feeling and responding to what has turned out to be a monumental crisis.…
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Lent 2019 ~ Time for Some Reflection

This year's Lenten program will be exploring the theme - Is Christianity Wild? - exploring the relationship of Christianity to the natural world. Our program will offer participants both spiritual refreshment and inspiration to action. To guide us on this journey, we will have five compelling presenters. Tuesday 12 March ~ Lisa Buxton is a Bundjalung-Yugambeh woman…
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