VICTORIA

Christian Life Community


CLC takes its inspiration from Saint Ignatius Loyola, who founded one of the great spiritual traditions of the Christian Church. The aim is to help each other to know Christ better and to seek and respond to what He is asking of us in our lives.


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'CLC in the Pub' 2019

27 July, North Melbourne 
The Geelong CLC group invites CLCers, friends/family to
CLC In the Pub to celebrate The Feast of St. Ignatius. This year, we will be joined by Peter Norden AO, who will speak on ‘Exploring the Path Towards Prison Abolition’

Peter has a long history of direct involvement in the community services sector, having been the Catholic Chaplain to Pentridge Prison for 7 years and the founder of Jesuit Social Services where he worked as CEO and Policy Director for 13 years. Peter is well known for his outstanding work and passion for human rights as well as social justice issues and continues his advocacy of criminal and social justice reform.

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222,000 people participate in Plenary Council process

As reported in CathNews, The Plenary Council’s Listening and Dialogue phase ended in early March, concluding a period of almost 10 months for people to share their stories and consider the question “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?”

This included a number of Vic CLC groups, which put in their own submissions. Also on behalf of CLC Victoria, Exco made a submission to the Plenary Council, which was also sent to each of the Victoian Bishops.

 

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Summer 2019 newsletter now out

In this Summer's newsletter, Susie Hii and Janelle McCarthy reflect on the 'Come and See' Day organised by the Rolling Stones group at Campion in October, and future opportunities to extent this approach in other parishes. 

Cosmas Tsao, who is returning to Vietnam, shares his experiences of being a member of the Hawthorn/Malvern group over the past two years, while Leoni Rastas and Fr Andy Hamilton write about 'Wellsprings of Hope' and the CLC weekend at Anglesea.   

 

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