Monthly Archives: April 2014

Justice for Refugees Walk

Palm Sunday saw many gather to protest the Government’s asylum seeker policies. Despite the low number reported in the media, the general consensus seems to be that those attending numbered about 10,000. Organisers of the walk, Refugee Advocacy Network posted … Continue reading

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Easter Observances at CERES

Maundy Thursday – 7.00pm for 7.30pm meal followed by Service of the Shadows RSVP for meal phone Sophia’s Springs Office: 9387 2822 (please leave a message if phone unattended) or contact Louise email: elahjay@gmail.com, mobile: 04235418691 Good Friday – 10 … Continue reading

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City church bells to ring out for walkers on Palm Sunday

Across Australia in cities and regional towns Palm Sunday is being observed by Faith communities, Academics, School students and ordinary Australians who are deeply disturbed by the current treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. In Melbourne  bells from St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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5 things I learnt last Sunday

Earlier in the year John visited refugee camps in Tamil Nadu as a part of his work with Act for Peace and last Sunday we were fortunate to hear from John about this.  I found the content of John’s reflection … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday March

Australia accepts nearly 200,000 migrants each year, but only 13,750 refugees. We can afford to be more generous and accept more people fleeing persecution and life threatening situations in our region.  Australia currently ranks only 49th in the world for … Continue reading

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Photos from Harvest Festival

Pictures below show children enjoying activities with Jan at CERES Harvest festival Members of Sophia’s Spring enjoying the art work, and the table decorated for the harvest festival service. Photos courtesy of John Ball

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