Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Year of Grace website launched: a gift from the Australian bishops to the Church

Media Release
2 March, 2012.

The Official website for “A Year of Grace” has been launched today at www.yearofgrace.catholic.org.au signalling the start of preparations for this important event for the Catholic Church in Australia.

A Year of Grace is the Australian bishops’ gift to the Church to celebrate and renew our faith and life as Catholics. It will begin at Pentecost 2012 and is an exhortation from the bishops of Australia to “Start afresh from Christ.”
Project Officer for the Year of Grace Fr. Peter Brock hopes that the site will become a hub for Catholics during the Year of Grace. Continue reading

Catholic education keen to unpack the Gonski Funding Report


Media Release, 1 May, 2012

The National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) will accept the Australian Government’s invitation to participate fully in the analysis of the recommendations of the Report on Funding for Schooling released on 20 February.

“There is much detailed work to be done”, said Mrs Therese Temby, Chair of NCEC.

“We have asked Minister Garrett and his department to release as a matter of urgency the detailed modelling that has already been completed on the Gonski recommendations”, she said. Continue reading