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 - The work of Christmas

Nov 24, 2016
Christmas is a holy feast when we contemplate the amazing fact that Jesus Christ was sent by God to come and live with us and change the way we look at the world.
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  From the Director - Beware of the fundamentalists!

Oct 13, 2016
If Asia Bibi is found innocent of the charge of blasphemy, the Christian community will brace itself for retribution from mobs of extremists who will rampage through their areas.
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  From the Director - Is it time for the Church to try another way?

Sep 14, 2016
Change will not negate the need for military defence but the Church especially needs to explore the nonviolent resistance way.
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  From the Director - After all these years we are still afraid

Aug 19, 2016
It is my burning desire that, during this Jubilee, the Christian people may reflect on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
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  From the Director - When the unexpected breaks through our defences

Jul 20, 2016
I found it incredibly painful to witness the grief of the widow who sat silent with her heart breaking, and to listen to the young children who prayed for their father.
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  From the Director - To go or stay

Jun 14, 2016
Ultimately, people of faith leave their decisions, once made, in God’s hands. Who knows where the decisions we make will lead us?
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  From the Director - Part of the bargain

May 10, 2016
Some of those killed were unfortunate victims of robbery or a kidnapping that failed, but some were ‘martyrs' in the true sense of the word; they were killed because they were Catholic priests.
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