In the Church (says Pope Francis) women are more important than bishops or priests – Western (Melbourne) SIP

Stop Press: Pope Francis appoints two laywomen to key positions in Roman Curia. They now become the third-ranking officials in the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life.
  •  21 November 2017
     7:30PM - 8:55PM

Our speakers:

Heather Weedon is a member of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary who has worked in many countries and brings experience from many cultures throughout the world. She is a member of a women’s theology group at Parkville Parish.

Rose Marie Prosser “works with networks of Principals, Deputies and RECs, and with teachers and parents in Catholic primary and secondary schools, and with groups of lay people in the areas of Scripture, Theology and Spirituality.” A mother and grandmother she also teaches Practical Theology, Faith, Religion and Spirituality in Contemporary Society and Introduction to Scripture for Religious Educators at Yarra Theological Union.


Club Italia, Furlong Rd, St Albans, Victoria


Club Italia is between the Western Ring Road and Sunshine Hospital.

Come along by yourself or with a group of friends and catch up with old friends or make new ones.  It will be an evening of live conversation, started by our speakers.

There will be an opportunity for you to share your story, insights or learnings in small groups or in plenary session if you so choose.

Support the club that supports Western SIP by dining there beforehand from 6.00 p.m. Dine on a table with other Western SIP participants.  Early arrival allows time to order and enjoy your meal before moving into the room we use which is off the Bistro area.

In these times of Covid record keeping, it is essential that you let us know if you are coming. Please reply to letting us know if you are coming for: 1. Meal  2. SIP session, or call 0429 869 457 between 2.00pm and 6.00 p.m.