A Responsible Community
Changes to governance of diocese, parishes and schools
The Catholic Church in Australia is looking to renew its governance structures and the way in which dioceses and parishes can further develop co-responsibility of clergy and laity in the life of the Church. Read more …
Parish Community of the Future
In 2020, the Christian Research Association was commissioned to undertake a two part investigation into how the parish’s mission is engaging within the local community.
The first part involved a Parish Survey. Over 500 responses were received. The Executive Summary of the data is available to download.
For the second part, a group volunteers took part in three focus groups. The Focus Group Report is available to download.
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility
At Camberwell, Balwyn & Deepdene Parishes we hold the care, safety and well being of children and young people as a central and fundamental responsibility of our parishes. Read more …
Environment a major concern – an issue from the Vatican to CBD Parishes
Our Camberwell, Balwyn and Deepdene Parish Council have prioritised the environment as one of our major projects for 2020. Read more…