8 July 2021
For once Victoria is not in lockdown while other areas of Australia are facing hardship. Our prayers and thoughts are with all those people who are experiencing lockdown. Melburnians know all too well how difficult it can be and we hope that wherever you live you are coping with the restrictions.
This week we launch a new video series titled the Majellan Update. The short videos will be published weekly and are great way to keep up with what is happening at Majellan, especially if you are time poor. Join David Ahern, editor of the Majellan magazine and Brendan Byrne, our Marketing and Communications Officer as they highlight key stories and events that relate to faith and families. View episode one on YouTube here. We hope you enjoy.
Pope Francis has called on us all to be proactive on climate change. See the article below on how you can take direct action by signing the petition by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Join this worldwide petition to send a strong message to world leaders that as Catholics we stand with Pope Francis.
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The war on drugs hasn’t worked and never will. Every now and then police announce a large seizure of drugs and parade the bags of methamphetamine, cocaine or heroin before a large media contingent. As a marketing exercise it looks good on camera but in reality it achieves little.
This week’s Family Prayer is dedicated to families whose loved ones are dying. It is natural to want to be close to family members and to support one another during times of grief. Unfortunately, lockdowns have made it difficult for families to be together. So, whatever the circumstance, we pray families may be comforted by God.