International Women's Day Breakfast hosted by Canberra and Goulburn Catholic Women's Taskforce. About this Event Light breakfast, excellent tea and coffee provided. Madeleine Banister is the guest speaker and will talk about her experience at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2019 with the Australian delegation from Catholic Women's League. Numbers limited due … Continue reading International Women’s Day Breakfast, 11 March
The Archdiocesan Catholic Women’s taskforce, established in 2019 following two years of consultation, held its first meeting of the year in Goulburn on Saturday 20 February. The taskforce, so named to reflect a commitment to action, also plans to meet in Young, Yass and Queanbeyan during 2021. Initially the ten members of the taskforce were … Continue reading Goulburn women voice concerns to taskforce
The next interactive reflection afternoon for Catholic women of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn will explore ‘a spirituality for our times.’ Sr Clare Condon and Andrea Dean from the Archdiocesan Women’s Taskforce will co-facilitate the 90 minute session on Saturday, 7 November from 3-4.30 pm. In the light of the challenges of 2020, the … Continue reading Laudato Si’ Women’s Reflection Afternoon, 7 November, 2020.
The Legacy of Mary MacKillop in Canberra By Alison Weeks In the middle of a Canberra winter two months ago, CatholicCare did a wonderful thing, it opened a residence for women who are homeless – and their children. And this is not just another shelter, this is a strategy – to ensure that the women … Continue reading Now she is safe … Now she can breathe.
You are Invited to a Women's Reflection Afternoon - "Answering the Call" Register here for women's reflection afternoon The Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Women's Taskforce (ACGWT) invites you to a reflection afternoon via YouTube on Saturday 29 August, 2020 from 2-4:30pm. This free event will be livestreamed from the Archdiocese's YouTube Channel at the following link: Archdiocese of CG … Continue reading Answering the Call | Women’s Reflection Afternoon
By Geralyn Anderson This article was published in the author's Parish Newsletter. Geralyn is the designer of the ACGWT Logo. I recently attended Mass for the first time in months. It was the funeral service for a friend’smother and though I had no real connection to her, it was an encounter of intimate grace. Little … Continue reading A Mother’s Love
By Clare Condon SGS This article was published in the Good Oil, the E-Magazine of the Good Samaritan Sisters. Women and the Plenary Council was the topic for a gathering on Zoom last month when over 100 people registered for the first conversation in a new series, WATAC PRESENTS. WATAC (Women and the Australia Church) … Continue reading Towards the Plenary Council – people of God on a pilgrim journey
Experiences of Clericalism and its impact on Church Participation The following survey has been put together by lay Catholic Beth Doherty, in order to research how clericalism in the Australian Church impacts participation in the church. It is hoped that some kind of report will come out of this study. See below for some more … Continue reading Survey: Clericalism in the Churh
Following a review of the finances of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, the Bishops recently implemented changes to the Conference’s structure that will affect some offices, some staff and some of the Councils that advise the Bishops on specific parts of Church life. Redundancies and the cessation or amalgamation of Councils have regrettably affected all … Continue reading Changes at the Bishops Conference