Leading the discussions will be our two keynote speakers:

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Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Developement




Cardinal Peter Turkson was born in Nsuta-Wassaw, Ghana on 11 October 1948. He was announced Cardinal by St. John Paul II in the Consistory of 21 October 2003. Prior to being the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, he served as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (2009-2016) and Archbishop of Cape Coast (1992-2009). Cardinal Turkson is the first Ghanaian cardinal.

Cardinal Turkson's address is titled, Pope Francis and the Dicastery for Promoting Human Development. Cardinal Turkson will also be part of a discussion forum, Integral Human Development in our Parishes.


Cardinal Orlando Beltran Quevedo, OMI

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines



Cardinal Orlando Quevedo, was born in Laog, Philippines on 11 March 1939. He was announced Cardinal by Pope Francis in the consistory of 22 February 2014. Cardinal Quevedo is currently the Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines and is the first cardinal from Mindanao. Cardinal Quevedo is also a member in the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue.

Cardinal Quevedo's address is titled, Pastoral Models for the care of Migrants and Refugees in our Communities. Cardinal Quevedo will be part of a discussion forum, Pastoral Care in a Multi-ethnic church, one size fits all?.



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Sandie Cornish

Province Director of Mission for the Australia New Zealand
Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart



Sandie is a practitioner in the field of Catholic Social Teaching. She is currently the Province Director of Mission for the Australia New Zealand Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart and a sessional lecturer with Australian Catholic University and with the Missiology department of the Catholic Institute of Sydney. She is currently a PhD candidate researching the interaction of Catholic Social Teaching and Ignatian spirituality within the praxis of the Jesuit Conference Asia Pacific Social Apostolate Network in relation to vulnerable migrants in and from Asia. She is a visiting lecturer with the East Asian Pastoral Institute.

Sandie has worked in research and social policy with the Good Shepherd Sisters, and with the Australian Jesuits assisting in research, policy, planning, and formation in their social ministries. She was the Social Justice Education Coordinator for the Diocese of Broken Bay where she had responsibility for the coordination of adult faith programs in social justice, and the development of academic programs in Catholic Social Teaching offered in distance mode through the Broken Bay Institute.



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Chancellor Syro-Malabar Eparchy
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Fr David Ranson
Vicar General Diocese of Broken Bay



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Stephen Reid
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
Pastoral Research Office


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Sheree Limbrick
Catholic Professional Standards

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Denis Fitzgerald
Executive Director
Catholic Social Service


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Maria Pineda
University Chaplaincy


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Br Anthony Crook
Notre Dame University, Sydney Campus


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Most Rev Amel Nona
Archbishop of St Thomas The Apostle
Chaldean and Assyrian Catholic Diocese of
Australia and New Zealand


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Most Rev Bosco Puthur
Syro-Malabar Eparchy


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Narelle McMahon
Office for Professional Standards


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Percy Pamo Lawrence
Centre for Multicultural Pastoral Care


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Fr Joe Caddy
Episcopal Vicar for Social Services
Archdiocese of Melbourne


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Fr Roderick O'Brien
Parish priest of Salisbury


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Lisa Forbes
Project Officer
Archdiocese of Brisbane


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Bishop Michael McCarthy
Bishop of Rockhampton


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Fr Epeli Qimaqima
Vocations Director
Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney


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Kylie Cullen
Executive Officer
Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney


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Maria Valastro
Social Worker and Student Counsellor
Australian Catholic University


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Mitra Khakbaz
Executive Manager