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133,540 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ministries in Australia 300 Delegates attended the 2018 NATSICC Assembly in Perth 186 Growth in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics since 1986

* Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN IMAGES, VOICES OR REFERENCES TO THOSE THAT HAVE PASSED

Latest News

NAIDOC Resource for Parishes, schools and organisations
November 4 2020

We have made some changes to the Resource released in July to help Parishes, Schools and organizations celebrate the contributions of Australia's First Peoples in the Catholic Church.

 

NAIDOC week was rescheduled to 8-15 November this year and we encourage all Catholics to take the opportunity to reflect, acknowledge and engage with First Nations Catholics.

 

Holy Spirit in This Land - 2021 NATSICC Assembly
September 30, 2020

Despite the uncertainty around the COVID Pandemic, the Council has decided to push ahead with the planning of the event – to be held from 27 September – 1 October 2021. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities need something to look forward to and the opportunity to gather in faith once again.

 

 

NATSICC Palliative Care Packages 28 September, 2020

NATSICC is pleased to announce the launch of our new Palliative Care Packages project for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Established to address a strong need, this project provides Packages to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person (regardless of any or no religious beliefs) in the end stages of their life.

 

Care packs are available for any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person that needs them.

 

 

 

 

 

Australia Day - Let's look at it from all perspectives
2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday - 5 July June 11, 2020

NATSICC has released the 2020 Resource kit. This year, an expanded set of multimedia resources have been provided to assist schools and Parishes to celebrate the day.

 

For the first time, a National broadcast of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Mass will take place on 5 July from St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Adelaide. The Mass will begin at 11.30am EST.


2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Resource page

January 25, 2019

The 26 of January is a time that causes angst and despair for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council calls for the Government to consider moving Australia Day to May 27 - the day where Aboriginal people where recognised as citizens via the vote of Australians themselves. This symbolises unity and mutual respect whilst providing a strong foundation for moving forward as a country.

 

 

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NATSICC TV

NATSICC TV (via YouTube) showcases the events, programs and presentations of the Council.

 

The library of programs is always growing so please check back regularly or subscribe to the NATSICC Channel on YouTube to be updated when something new is added.

 

 

*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Viewers are warned that programs may include images and voices of those that have passed. 

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'The peak Indigenous advisory body to the Catholic Church'

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Stepney SA 5069

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