Category: War and Remembrance

  • ANZAC Day Reflection in Melbourne – Fr. Claude Mostowik msc President, Pax Christi Australia

    Romans 12:2ff: ‘Don’t change yourselves to be like the people of this world, but let God change you inside with a new way of thinking……….’ We can and must rearrange our priorities…. How do we want to remember ANZAC or any war?  To suggest changes in the way we think about Anzac is dangerous territory. […]

  • ANZAC Day Reflection in Sydney – 25 April 2018

    ‘Richardson’s Lookout – Marrickville Peace Park’ was the location for this year’s Anzac Day Reflection in Sydney organised by Gallipoli Centenary Peace Campaign (GCPC*). The event attracted over 50 people who came together to pay tribute to Australian soldiers killed during WWI and other wars that Australia has engaged in. This includes all Indigenous Australians […]

  • Anzac Day Reflection – 25 April 2017

    Reflection notes from Fr Claude Mostowik msc Tuesday 25 April 2017 – Richardson’s Lookout – Marrickville Peace Park Listening to the news, it would seem that religion is more often used as a pretext for violence than peace. But, the Scriptures and our faith traditions contain a strong mandate for compassion and peace. Together they offer […]