Building Bonding Communities during the Coronavirus pandemic

Building Bonding Communities during the Coronavirus pandemic: Reflections from different religious traditions (produced by the Maroondah Interfaith Network). Please click on the link below.

Pope Francis wears mask during interfaith prayer gathering as Covid cases rise at the Vatican


“The ‘gospel’ of save yourself is not the Gospel of salvation,” the pope said. “The true Gospel bids us to take up the cross of others.”

For details of the report, please click the link below.

The pandemic: "The Word of God has returned to the centre"

The pandemic has changed every aspect of our life. The lockdown limits all our activities both socially and economically. Gatherings of all sorts have become a luxury that most of us cannot afford. Religious celebrations have virtually gone online. However, amidst this great crisis, as reflected by Fr John Prior SVD, "the Word of God has returned to the centre." Please click the link below to join Fr John's reflection.

145th SVD Foundation Day


Today marks the 145th foundation day of the Society of the Divine Word, a missionary religious organisation  that serves humanity and creation in over 80 countries and regions. Below is a link of a video clip which includes some masseges from our General leader, Fr. Paulus Budi Kleden, SVD, on this very special occasion.

Who is St Arnold Janssen?

The Janssen Spirituality Centre for Inter-religious and Cross-cultural Relations is named in honour of St Arnold Janssen SVD (1837-1909).

For a brief biography of Arnold Janssen, please click here.


Multifaith Golden Rule

Multifaith Golden Rule