BJ Hickey Biblical Foundation Scholarships open for applications

By Marco Ceccarelli • October 17th, 2017

It was with great enthusiasm that the Centre for Faith Enrichment (CFE) recently announced the opening of applications for scholarships from the BJ Hickey Biblical Foundation. Offered to lay people, residing in the Archdiocese of Perth, the scholarships are intended to help those wanting to further their biblical studies of any length at any level, more

Pope Francis’ Leadership style an inspiration for upcoming eConference

By Marco Ceccarelli • July 20th, 2017

The leadership of Pope Francis will be a focal point for discussion at the upcoming 13th National e-Conference hosted by Broken Bay Institute and the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Entitled ‘Gospel Leadership in Times of Chaos: The Hope of Pope Francis’, the conference will bring together a panel comprising Vatican commentator Dr Massimo Faggioli, former more

Integral Ecology Seminar places faith at centre of ecological concerns

By Marco Ceccarelli • July 20th, 2017

Perth. 20 July 2017 Visiting theologian Professor Anthony Kelly brought new perspective to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, at a seminar earlier this week. Held at the Redemptorist Monastery in North Perth on Tuesday 18 July – was co-hosted by the Centre for Faith Enrichment (CFE) and the Justice Ecology and more

Melbourne Professor to present case for ‘Laudato Si’ at upcoming lecture

By Marco Ceccarelli • July 11th, 2017

A lecture to be held next month at the Redemptorist Monastery in North Perth will explore Catholic teachings on the environment with special reference to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato Si – with the help of Melbourne-based Professor Anthony Kelly. Professor Kelly, who lectures in theology at the Australian Catholic University has written a number more

CFE retreat reflects on Mary’s place in the world

By Marco Ceccarelli • May 26th, 2017

Reflecting on Mary and her role in the history of salvation helps us to know how we too can give glory to God by our lives. This was the focus of the Centre for Faith Enrichment’s ‘Retreat on Mary’ last weekend. Held at the Newman Siena Centre in Doubleview on Saturday 20 May, the retreat more