Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker was elected Regional Director of St Columbans Mission Society for Australia and New Zealand in 2011. He commenced his initial three year appointment on the 23 November, 2011, the Feast Day of St Columban, and was re-elected for another three year term in 2014. Upon accepting his appointment, Fr Gary said one of the biggest challenges ahead will be "to engage young people in the missionary arm of the Church". Fr Gary also looks forward to working in collaboration with Lay People and other Congregations.

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  From the Director - Christmas Message 2012

Dec 17, 2012
Christmas is the time of year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ who is always among us. Christmas is also a time of sharing with family and friends and when we think of those who are less fortunate than ourselves.
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  From the Director - The Company of Saints

Nov 15, 2012
As the Church is wracked by sinfulness and hypocrisy, other people are examples of holiness and honesty.
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  From the Director - It is God's plan

Oct 12, 2012
Celebrating the Eucharist together, praying together, supporting each other, a sense of communion with each other was pronounced as the Columban way to live into the future.
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  From the Director - What does being on the side of the poor mean?

Sep 19, 2012
The Columbans have a phrase 'option for the poor' meaning we are on the side of the poor. What does that mean?
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  From the Director - To break trust is a serious issue

Aug 16, 2012
The seal of confession is an important part of our Catholic tradition and even though many people do not frequent confession (reconciliation) these days they know the sacrament guarantees confidentiality.
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  From the Director - Our human face

Jul 19, 2012
In denying them their humanity we start to lose our own.
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  From the Director - There are heroes among us

Jun 14, 2012
There are many heroes who feature in this issue of The Far East magazine.
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