Dom’s mission to make a difference

Dom was living at home with his parents when a family member’s addiction suddenly made ‘home’ a place that was unpredictable, chaotic, and stressful. In this confusing time, Dom found help and refuge with the CatholicCare team. He was given a safe place to stay, an understanding ear and a…

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Why parenting skills are important

Parenting is challenging but help is available Before we become parents, most of us expect to face some tough times. But  the overwhelm and the strange mix of love, worry, anger, frustration, fun and defeat that comes with raising children is not something anyone can prepare us for. While all…

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Aboriginal Community Engagement Manager already making a difference

Less than three months into her role as Aboriginal Community Engagement Manager at CatholicCare, Judith Murray says she already feels part of the furniture. From developing an Aboriginal supported playgroup to sourcing cultural learning books for Children’s Services, Judith’s contribution to CatholicCare has already been significant and there is no…

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When Christmas isn’t so merry

Every year, when November comes around, the big build up to Christmas and New Year begins. Shopping centres overload our senses with the lights and sounds of Christmas, and brands convince us that their products will surely change our lives, if only we buy them. We grow up being told…

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