Bishop Vincent’s Pastoral Message for the feast of St Joseph the Worker

Bishop Vincent, Chair of the Australian Bishop’s Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service, has released his Pastoral Message for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker 2024, which falls on 1 May

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Introductory image from video of Pastoral message

“In this year’s Feast of Saint Joseph the worker message, we reflect on the disproportionate challenges faced by our First Nation sisters and brothers in employment. Work is vital for all of us. It gives us meaning and a sense of self worth. Yet in Australia, First Nations people are almost twice as likely to be unemployed as non-indigenous Australians..."

Read the complete text of the message here 
Watch the video (3:36)

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