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133,540 Aboriginal and torres Strait Islander Catholics 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ministries in Australia 300 Delegates attended the 2018 NATSICC Assembly in Perth 186 Growth in Aboriginal and Torres Strait ISlander Catholics since 1986

* Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN IMAGES, VOICES OR REFERENCES TO THOSE THAT HAVE PASSED

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2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday - 7 July May 22, 2019

Peace to this house and all who dwell within

 

The theme for the 2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Resources is “Peace to this house and all who dwell within”. The NATSICC Liturgy team reflected on the readings and the theme is drawn from Luke 10:1-12.

 

A full set of resources have been compiled to help you celebrate this most special day on the Catholic Calendar.

 

Vale Deacon Boniface March 29, 2019

It is with heavy hearts that we farewell Deacon Boniface Perdjert, who went to God on Monday - March 18 2019 - following an extended stay in hospital.

 

Deacon Boniface, who was 82 blazed a trail for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics to follow as he not only walked between two worlds – Catholic and Traditional – he brought them together.

 

NATSICC has created a page to pay tribute to our beloved Deacon Boniface so that future generations can be inspired by his words and actions.

 

 

Service to Community Awards now open March 22, 2019

NATSICC is very pleased to announce that the 2019 Service to Community Awards are now open for nominations. .

 

It was heartening to receive such a large number of nominations in 2018- an indication of the wonderful work being done nationally in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ministry.

 

 

Australia Day - Let's look at it from all perspectives January 25, 2019

The 26 of January is a time that causes angst and despair for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council calls for the Government to consider moving Australia Day to May 27 - the day where Aboriginal people where recognised as citizens via the vote of Australians themselves. This symbolises unity and mutual respect whilst providing a strong foundation for moving forward as a country.

 

 

Focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Suicide
November 21, 2018

The sad and alarming rate of youth suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities was a key issue raised by the delegation at the 2018 NATSICC Assembly in Perth.

 

NATSICC Youth Councilor Sabrina Ann Stevens echoed the concern of the delegation and expressed a desire to better support young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people  on their journeys. Click below for the full article.

 

 

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