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ABORIGINAL CATHOLIC MINISTRY

Besides its role of pastoral care to the local Catholics, we work to involve Aboriginal Catholics in the wider community, national and international events.  The work of the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry includes masses, liturgies, sacraments, as well as talks on Aboriginal culture, spirituality, social justice and reconciliation.

For more information on how to volunteer, click HERE

APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA AUSTRALIA

The purpose of the Apostleship of the Sea is to care for the Spiritual, Social, and Material welfare of all Seafarers without distinction of colour, race or creed

The Apostleship of the Sea is the Catholic Church’s Missionary work to the Seafarers whether they be on merchant, passenger, war or fishing vessels. While the Church has always been interested in Seafarers since Christ first gathered his fishermen-disciples around him. For more information about this ministry, click HERE

CARITAS AUSTRALIA

Caritas Australia (CA) is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. Through effective relationships with the Church, partners and communities, Caritas Australia helps to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity throughout the world. Our programs promote the good of every person and of the whole person, regardless of people’s religious, political or cultural beliefs. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and architects of their own development. For volunteer opportunities, click HERE

Y-FACTOR 2016

BECOME A CATECHIST

Join the Uni Catechist Team in teaching young children about the Catholic faith.
The Catholic Chaplaincy at the University of Sydney helps to organise Catechism at 3 local Public Schools. Lessons are only 30 minutes long and it’s an awesome way to share the faith. Training is provided and lesson plans are prepared. All you need to do is say YES!!

For more information or to volunteer, contact Rita Azzi rita.azzi@sydneycatholic.org

JUSTICE AND PEACE

The Justice and Peace Office promotes awareness, understanding and action in relation to justice, peace, ecology and development as guided by Catholic Social Teaching. The Justice and Peace office has many opportunities to get involved, to find out more, visit there website HERE

CATHOLIC MISSION

This is a block where you can quickly describe less important services or side services which do not require lot of attention or maybe are the part of the main product or service.

Catholic Mission is the Australian agency of the international Pontifical Mission Societies. Locally and globally, we answer the call to love God and love our neighbour, and work to establish the Reign of God through building communities of missionary disciples of Jesus who share their faith by proclaiming the Word, serving people in need, acting for justice and creation, and adopting child-focused development programs. For a range of volunteer opportunities, visit the Catholic Mission website, HERE

YLFC 2014

CITY SILENCE

Amidst the silence, find Him

City Silence is a weekly Holy Hour for young adults (aged 18-35) at St Mary’s Cathedral every Tuesday evening from 6:30-7:30pm (excluding January). City Silence is an opportunity to bring before the Lord – truly present on the altar – your joys, sorrows, hopes and intentions. We are always looking for talented musician to lead music and any young men willing to serve alongside the priests. email emma@catholicyouthservices.org to find out more!

YLFC 2015

TWO WOLVES: COMMUNITY CANTINA

Young volunteers are the driving force behind the Two Wolves success and they are always on the lookout for volunteers to join their restaurant operations! As a volunteer-run social enterprise, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from an experienced management team and take on a variety of roles ranging from kitchen hand, food service, bar tending, coffee making and floor service. For more info, or to volunteer, heard to their website HERE

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AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN HUMANS

Slavery exists today. It’s right here among us and happening under our noses. That’s right – Australia is a destination for trafficked people who are used for a variety of purposes!

We want to give them a voice. ACRATH seeks to tell their stories so that society here can make a stand against such human rights abuses.

We want to give YOU a voice too. To get involved click HERE. Discuss and actively respond to the crisis that is human trafficking and slavery in our country and region.

THE CAPUCHINS FRIARS VAN MINISTRY

The Friars’ Van heads out from the friary at Leichhardt to near St Mary’s Cathedral to give hot drinks and sweets to those experiencing different forms of poverty, hardship and homelessness. There are usually two friars and around five young volunteers. To find out more, click HERE

L'ARCHE AUSTRALIA

Each Australian L’Arche community is made up of a number of households and/or independent flats. The people with disability and a support team made up of Assistants live and work alongside each other.

Our aim is to create communities where people with and without an intellectual disability live relationships of mutuality and trust.

Those with a disability are supported in their personal needs, to move into the wider community including the workplace, and to maintain contact with their family and friends. To find how you can get involved, click HERE

ARTES CHRISTI AUSTRALIA

Artes Christi is a performing arts group focused on building up the true, good and beautiful and building genuine community. They regularly put on performances and look for people of all ages to be involved. You can join the Christmas Choir which has begun rehearsing in the lead up to their Christmas Tour to Brisbane by registering your interest HERE

City Silence 2014

ST VINCENT DE PAUL

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a lay Catholic organisation that aspires to live the gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice, hope and joy, and by working to shape a more just and compassionate society.

The Society aspires to be recognised as a caring Catholic charity offering “a hand up” to people in need. We do this by respecting their dignity, sharing our hope, and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

An Australia transformed by compassion and built on justice. The Society advocates on several pressing social justice issues such as homelessness, poverty and asylum seekers. To find out how you can volunteer, click HERE