Belong by developing a greater sense of community among staff;
Believe through activities to worship God and grow spiritually;
Become involved in activities that make a difference for those in need; and
Be supported with pastoral care for life's challenging moments.

Pastoral Care

We believe in a definition of Pastoral Care which is not just about supporting people in challenging times but also celebrating the good and joyful times.

Especially in times of challenge, grief and uncertainty, Pastoral Care is primarily about listening and then supporting, encouraging and guiding the person or group of people to take steps towards healing.

In terms of Pastoral Care, we:

  • are available for discussions about things of deep meaning
  • believe in being driven by the need of the person sitting before us - not our own agenda
  • focus on building a supportive relationship with those who turn to us for Pastoral Care
  • model mercy and compassion
  • seek to help build each person's dignity
  • seek to be part of a person's return to wholeness and wellbeing
  • are a presence of the Church for people who want to discuss their questions about, or criticisms of the Church
  • are openly Catholic in our faith, however, we never push our faith on those who are not willing to engage in a faith discussion

Where can you find us?

Ground Level, Burke House (113.G.08)
Tanya Kehoe (Pastoral Associate - Staff & Students)
Phone: (03) 5336 5311

Level Two, Building 200 (200.1.15)
Colleen Tracey (Pastoral Associate - Staff)
Phone: (07) 3861 6075

Level 1, Veritas Building (301.1.08)
Ellen Thomas (Pastoral Associate)
Phone: (02) 6209 1150

Mezzanine Level, Daniel Mannix Building(403.MZ.18)
Jeremy Ambrose (Pastoral Associate - Staff)
Phone: (03) 9230 8267

North Sydney
Level Fourteen, Tenison Woods House (532.14.10)
Christine Hann (Pastoral Associate - Staff)
Phone: (02) 9465 9361

Level One, Edmund Rice Building (600.1.01)
Christine Hann (Pastoral Associate - Staff)
Phone: (02) 9701 4605

Level 5, St Josephine Bakhita Campus
Christine Hann (Pastoral Associate - Staff)

Page last updated on 08/03/2024

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