Monthly Archives: September 2015

You’re Invited To The AYCW Action Party 2016!

Photos from the 2015 Action Party:

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New Campaign Aimed At Young People’s Attitudes To Violence Against Women

“If you hurt someone, you cross the line. And if you cross the line, it can’t be undone. Everyone will know what you did. You can’t undo it.” This is the core message of a powerful new national campaign, “You … Continue reading

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For Those Who’ve Come Across The Seas

Each year the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference release an annual Statement for the coming year on Social Justice Sunday (the last Sunday in September). Related materials are produced including ten step leaflets, prayer cards, liturgy notes, community education resources, powerpoints etc. … Continue reading

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YCW Events: 2016 ACTION PARTY

Calling all school leavers and young adults who aspire to make a difference! Get inspired to SEE, JUDGE, ACT in the spirit and philosophy of Joseph Cardijn, Cardinal founder of the Young Christian Workers, at Phillip Island – the home … Continue reading

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Thoughts For Thursdays

Judith Foster I was involved in YCW in Holy Name Parish, East Preston (Melbourne) after I left school in 1963. I was one of the leaders’ group and remember using our booklets for Gospel Study and taking action with other … Continue reading

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Exploiting Young Workers Hurts All Workers

Sarah Hathway discusses the struggle and exploitation of young people in the workplace. * * * There are many issues facing young people in or entering the workplace that impact not just on young people but on the broader working … Continue reading

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Worker Story

If Congress won’t listen to exploited workers, will they listen to the pope? James Powell The pope has denounced the “structurally perverse” global economic system that exploits the poor. His message is about workers like me. I’m the chef at … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace – Dignity For All

International Day of Peace is observed worldwide on this day, Monday 21 September. The theme of this year’s peace day is “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All”. The primary aim of the observing the day this year is to highlight … Continue reading

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The Life & Work Of Cardijn: The Young Worker Faces Life (Part 2)

The young worker faces life Part II What makes a leader? It is not an empty title bestowed on a young worker nor is it merely an office. Being a leader is a quality and an aptitude. A leader is … Continue reading

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Thoughts For Thursdays

Judith Foster I was involved in YCW in Holy Name Parish, East Preston (Melbourne) after I left school in 1963. I was one of the leaders’ group and remember using our booklets for Gospel Study and taking action with other … Continue reading

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