• Wartakanlah Injil kepada segala makhluk.
    Mrk 16:15

  • 你们往普天下去, 向一切受造物宣传福音
    谷 16:15

  • Everything is possible by the power of the Holy Spirit’s Grace.
    St Arnold Janssen

  • Segala sesuatu menjadi mungkin dalam kekuatan karunia Roh Kudus.
    St. Arnold Janssen

  • 我当传教士不是为主牺牲,而是上主给我的最大恩赐

  • Với sức mạnh Ân Huệ của Chúa Thánh Thần, Mọi việc đều có thể được.
    St Arnoldus Janssen

  • Preach the Gospel to the whole creation./Anh em hãy đi khắp tứ phương thiên hạ, loan báo Tin Mừng cho mọi loài thọ tạo
    Mk 16:15

  • There are many different gifts, but it is always the same Spirit.
    1 Cor 12:4

  • And the Word became flesh and lived among us.
    Jn 1:14

  • Let the word of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you.
    Col 3:16

  • To proclaim the Good News is the first and greatest act of love of neighbour.
    St Arnold Janssen

  • 传扬天国福音是第一且最大的爱近人行动

  • Có nhiều đặc sủng khác nhau, nhưng chỉ có một Thần Khí/
    1 Cor. 14:4

  • 圣言成了血肉,寄居在我们中间
    若 1:14

  • Ada rupa-rupa karunia, tetapi Roh satu
    1 Kor 12:4

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Friday, 28 April 2017 12:56

Religious in the Red Centre gather for Easter Picnic


Picnic for Religious 2017 group 350The vibrant reality of the Religious presence in Australia’s Red Centre was on full display again recently when 27 people from 11 different religious congregations and 11 different countries, gathered for the Easter Monday Picnic.

The Picnic for Religious is held in Alice Springs twice a year, at Easter and Christmas, and is a chance for the Religious to come together in an atmosphere of relaxation and fun, to share their experiences of life and ministry in Central Australia.

SVD confreres, who are working in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish, Alice Springs and in Santa Teresa, turned out with enthusiasm for the picnic day, which was held at the historic Telegraph Station.

Picnic for Religious Alice Springs 2017 350“It’s always great to see so many people there, from different congregations and different countries,” says Fr Prakash Menezes SVD, assistant priest at OLSH Parish. “It really shows the diversity of Religious life out here in the Centre.”

The day features a barbecue lunch, with each congregation providing different foods, as well as plenty of fun, with games, such as an egg-throwing competition.

“Mainly, it’s a time to relax and catch up and share each other’s stories,” Fr Prakash says.

“We catch up on each other’s ministry and talk about what we are doing and how we are doing it. There is great collaboration out here and it is always good to get together in a relaxing way.”