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  • If you are in Melbourne for our Deaf Catholic Conference – you may like to take the opportunity to see an Auslan interpreted show too! There are two great shows in August: Jesus Christ Superstar Show Sunday 13th August at 3pm You can see full details and buy your tickets online: http://www.auslanstageleft.com.au/upcoming-shows/vic/   Aladdin show […]


  • Take a moment to read the latest news from the Deafness Foundation with an interesting story on the front. DEAFNESS ISSUE Ed 2-1 May 2017


  •             We have a dedicated page in our site to show you all the information you need to know about this conference. Please click here.  


  • Here is some information about the work of the The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Special website:¬†http://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/about-us Below, you will see two videos. We understand that these videos may be a few months old, however, we feel it is important to have these available to you, for your reference. Video from: […]


  • Starting off with a celebration on Ephpheta Sunday (20th August 2017), this conference is an opportunity for all to come together to reflect on the Deaf Catholic community history (around Australia), embrace who we are and how we live now and to share ideas that support the sustainability of our community. More information coming soon [...]

  • We liked this article about communication and sharing and about listening, valuing and respecting each other. “Communication, the pope insists, has the power to build bridges, to enable encounter and inclusion, to heal wounded memories and thus to enrich society” said¬†Bishop Les Tomlinson from the Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst. Read Bishop Les Tomlinson’s article here


  • Katrina Mynard writes about the sacrament of reconciliation and how it is accessed by Deaf people. This article was written as the newspaper wanted to explore what the sacraments mean for various people with special needs. Read the article here, written by Katrina Mynard  


  • We love to share good news stories and this one is great! Deaf kids at Furlong Park School for Deaf Children are able to practice bike skills and safety at their school with thanks to RACV Community Foundation. The school has its own bike track now! It is wonderful to see the communities helping each […]


  • The title of this article does seem like a “heavy” topic and it is true that some Catholic deaf centres have closed around the world. It is sad, but we can take a positive outlook: Churches have provided support to deaf communities for decades and the team at JPC aren’t going anywhere! We will continue […]


  • The message: “JPC team believes that the key to happiness is communication!” Check out page 11 in this magazine to read an article about our centre! http://melbournecatholic.org.au/MC/2016/2016Feb/index.html

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