ACI Newsletter

Recent newsletters

2024

April:

April: See judge act with Pope Francis – IYCS vision – May Day – Associative synodality

March: Myanmar refugees – Bishop Peter Cullinane – Cardijn on baptised role – IYCW & Women’s Day – Indigenous leaders

February: Lent – Migrants – Mental health – Laudate Deum – Cardinal Manning – Lucio Gera – Coffee & Donuts

January: +Eugene Hurley – YCW centenary begins – Jacques Delors – Fraternal economy – Viet YCW pioneer

2023

December: Christmas blessings – Christmas reading – Laudate Deum – Migrant exploitation – Cardijn Lecture

November: Reform or courageous cultural revolution? – 2023 Cardijn Lecture – Lay representation at the Vatican – Cardijn’s mum, Louise Van Dalen

October:  Laudate Deum – Synod Synthesis – Catacombs Mass – St Therese

September:  Pope praises Alinsky organisers – Laudate Deum – Is France a mission country?

August: Gutierrez – Freire – Angelelli – Romero – Accompanying the marginalised – Gentrification?

July: Where are the movements? – ACI AGM – The Good Shepherd – Léon Ollé-Laprune – The real YCW

June: Albert Nolan – Pacem in Terris – Suenens vs Cardijn – Voice to Parliament – Laypeople into Action – Bonhoeffer

May: Autonomous revolution – Catholics & Labor – Ocean heating – ‘Bankruptcy of evangelisation’ – YCW & Communion fast reform

April: Pacem in Terris – Cathonomics – Ethical AI – YCS & Vatican II – Rebel priests

March: Francis at 10 – Dignity of work – Marc Sangnier – YCS history – José Comblin

February: Women of Vatican II – Francis on lay apostolate – Integral human development – Working with refugees

January: Hour of the Working Class – Cardijn Reflections – Volunteering Enquiry – Richard Buchhorn – YCS against apartheid

Earlier editions

2022

December: Workers & the Church – Synod – Richard Buchhorn – Bob Wilkinson’s New Visions of Priesting

November: Bill Armstrong: Everything and Nothing – Cardijn Lecture: Cardinal Michael Czerny – See-Judge-Act Rice – Jocist Women Seminar – RIP Peter Maher

October: Cardijn Lecture: Cardinal Michael Czerny – Albert Nolan – Jocist Women Seminar – Prayers for Peter Maher

September: Worker Mission – Priesthood of the laity – Vatican restructures with see-judge-act – Jocist Women Leaders – Fr Hal Ranger

August: Agents of social change – The YCW’s missionary dimension – Plenary Council – Indigenous Science

July: Plenary priority for lay apostolate – Singapore YCW history – Cardijn & the Pact of the Catacombs

June: Plenary Council – Lumen Gentium 31 Forum – SJA and the Synodal Church

May: Cdl McElroy on SJA – Charles de Foucauld – Christian Worker Mvt – Le Sillon – Yves Congar – Pat Walsh on YCS

April: May Day – Fair pay – Hugh O’Sullivan – Jocist Women Seminar – RIP John Maguire

March: Empowering women – New lay roles – Ukraine solidaity – Bernie Docherty & Kevin Mogg

February: Lent Gospel enquiry – Impact of child labour – Remi De Roo – Bartolo Perez – New evangelisation

January: Pope Francis on See Judge Act – Catholic alternative to neo-liberalism – St Joseph the Carpenter – Jocist anniversaries 2022 – Exploited workers – Rutilio Grande beatification – Arizmendi Gathering

2021

May: Rerum Novarum, Mater et Magistra – Timor Leste youth – Pope Francis’ ecology plan – Appalachian people’s pastoral

April: Rerum Novarum at 130 – Cardinal Cassidy – Review of Life – Fr Arizmendi’s Reflections

March: The Leaven in the Council – Oscar Romero – Combating People Trafficking – Biodiversity

February: Pope Francis – Fake News – Goodna Girls – IYCW

December: New Year’s Eve Edition

November: Thanks, forgiveness and hope

October: Fratelli Tutti

September: Decent Work

August: AGM Edition

July: Cardijn in Ballarat

June: Black Lives Matter