"Now is the time to act, urgently, courageously and responsibly. Not least, to prepare a future in which our human family will be in a position to care for itself and for the natural environment."
With these words Pope Francis concluded his message …
Nothing is so beautiful as Spring –
When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush
Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring
The ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing ..…
Sr Helen Anne writes about the way the Mums’ Cottage volunteers are assisting their neighbours during these COVID times and the generosity of people supporting them.
This latest outbreak of the Delta virus and subsequent lockdown of Mums’ Cottage ha…
People travelling along the New England Highway cannot but fail to see this banner on the fence outside St Joseph’s College in Lochinvar, loudly proclaiming - Our Planet Our Future. Its presence is a reminder of the responsibility we all have to car…
It was in Adelaide in the convent on Franklin Street that, 150 years ago on 22 September 1871, Mary endured her excommunication at the hands of Bishop Sheil. It remains an important date in the history of all Sisters of St Joseph.
On this anniversa…
The 3rd September is the foundation day for the Sisters of St Joseph of Lochinvar. On 2nd September 1883, four young Sisters from Perthville, near Bathurst, came to Lochinvar and the next day began their ministry in our diocese. The traditional found…