The Plenary Council – Second Assembly

The second (and final) assembly of the Australian Plenary Council has commenced. This assembly will run from Sunday 3 July 2022 to Saturday 9 July and is being held in […]

Plenary Matters

Plenary Matters covers The Plenary Council first assembly, an important gathering of the Catholic Church in Australia which will influence the future of the institution.   Join esteemed Australian broadcaster and […]

Joan Chittister OSB delivers inspiring address to large audience in Sydney

On 31 May 2022 Catalyst for Renewal hosted a forum in Sydney with Joan Chittister osb. For over 30 years Sister Joan has been a passionate advocate for social justice and an outspoken proponent of personal faith and fulfilment. Author of dozens of books on spirituality, this beloved Benedictine nun visited Sydney as part of a speaking tour of Australia.

Marea Donovan to receive Papal Award

We have received correspondence from Chris Meney, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Sydney, on behalf of Archbishop Anthony Fisher, advising us that our Catalyst member, Marea Donovan is to receive […]

Plenary Council – The First Assembly

“In October 2021, the Catholic Church in Australia will gather for the first Assembly of the Plenary Council to be held since the second Vatican Council.