It is hard to believe that another year is drawing to a close and that Christmas isn’t far away. With November upon us, we know that the end of 2019 is racing towards us. Christmas decorations and gift suggestions are everywhere when you venture into a shopping centre. At this time when there are many end of year functions, may we spare a prayer and thought for those less fortunate than ourselves. Again this presents us with a fantastic opportunity to reach out to others. Caritas Australia www.caritas.org.au is always ready to receive donations.
When walking down the street or sitting in a café everyone, young and old, is very occupied with a mobile telephone or some other digital device. This year the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement, “Making it Real, Genuine Human Encounter in our Digital World”, invites us to reflect on how the internet has changed the way we communicate, work, learn and do business. Read More >
Bishop Robert McGuckin
Bishop of Toowoomba – November 2019