Thank You!

Catalyst members have been working with Cheyne and Kobus de Beer of See&Co to redraw our Logo. You see an example of the update at the top of this page. […]

Bishop Vincent Long luncheon address

Bishop Vincent Long luncheon address Bishop Vincent Long says, we must not be fearful, a conversion of hearts and mind is needed if our church is to become the source […]

Women deacons: why not now?

Women deacons: why not now? Sr Elizabeth Young rsm and Gail Gill joined Geraldine Doogue in a constructive conversation about women deacons in the Catholic Church: what’s possible, and what […]

Renewal meeting for Catalyst for Renewal

On Saturday 3 February Catalyst held a Renewal Meeting. Using “Conversation in the Spirit” as our means of discernment, 31 people, members, friends and one of our patrons prayed, listened, […]

Marea Donovan awarded OAM

Marea Donovan has been awarded an OAM for service to the Catholic Church in Australia. Marea is a founding member of Catalyst for Renewal, a two times past President of […]

2023 Eucharistic Reflection review

Catalyst’s last function of 2023 was held at Holy Name of Mary parish hall, Hunters Hill, on 5th November. Members and Friends of Catalyst were invited to gather for a […]

Global Synod Update

Join prominent Australian broadcaster Geraldine Doogue as she follows two big events in the life of the Catholic Church in Australia and worldwide. Australia’s Plenary Council concluded in 2022 but the […]

Geraldine Doogue awarded honorary doctorate

Respected Australian journalist and broadcaster Geraldine Doogue , a foundation member of Catalyst for Renewal, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Australian Catholic University. After establishing herself as a […]