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Highlights for Winter

A heart for the poor

The key to a Christian vocation is to find our ‘Kolkata’ and express our solidarity with the poor when we meet them.

We hope this edition of Madonna, ‘A heart for the poor’, brings into relief some of these different questions, and hope that you too might see the ways in which your own heart is moved in the direction of the poor.

A spiritual ‘HOME’
Pilgrims on the way - Rosie Hoban

A priest with a mission to create a spiritual HOME for mental illness sufferers.

The mother’s heart
Letters to Charlotte - Clare Deignan

Two young mothers grapple with their very different, but parallel, stories of ‘mother guilt’..

Mercy in the streets
Bread for the journey - Sacha Bermudez-Goldman SJ

Traffic light encounters with a woman in San José, Costa Rica, teach lessons in compassion..

With my foot in my mouth
Isabella Fels

Speaking boldly and regretting it..

Finding Kolkata
Michael Walter

Doug Walsh fms
finds his ‘Kolkata’ in works of service around Australia..

Telegrams from the mission
A cloud of witnesses - Edmund Campion

The story of Aboriginal telegraph operator Helen Pangerian Cuper is rich with meaning.

A colourful box of hope
Susanah Bishop

Caritas Australia’s major fundraiser, Project Compassion, celebrates 50 years.

Of lutes, language, ouds and odes
Margaret Mary Flynn


Do gooders and justice doers
Peter Hosking SJ


Daily Prayer

Our Community of Prayer - June, July, August

The Pope's prayer intentions, calendar of saints and reflections on the liturgical readings for each day of the month.

Winter Raffle 2016 Winners

The Society of Jesus in Victoria, Jesuit Communications Winter Raffle 2016
Drawn on Thursday 7 July 2016 (Permit No 10146/16 issued 7 March, 2016)

Congratulations to the winners:
1st prize: E Fornera, QLD;
2nd prize: M Fitzsimon, QLD;
3rd prize: C Holohan, NSW;
4th prize: V Digges, NSW.

Thank you to everyone who supported our Winter raffle.