PO Box 1239 Wollongong NSW 2500 Phone: (02) 4222 2400 Email: S U B M I S S I O N S & A D V E R T I S I N G Phone: (02) 4222 2400 Email: Journey is a bi-annual publication and welcomes submissions of articles, photographs and advertisements. Regretfully, we cannot guarantee publication or replies to unsuccessful submissions. Submission deadline for the Winter 2019 edition is 10 May 2019. DISCLAIMER & COPYRIGHT 26,500 copies of Journey are printed and distributed through 32 parishes and 45 schools in the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands of NSW. Views expressed in published articles are not necessarily those of the publisher or editor. The editors may refuse to accept copy or other material, including advertisements, for publication. Inclusion of an advertisement in Journey does not reflect endorsement or responsibility from the publisher or editors. Material in Journey is copyright and may not be reproduced without the permission of the editor. E D I T I O N N O . 6 6 S U MM E R 2 0 1 8 ISSN 1835-7024 Publisher Catholic Diocese of Wollongong Editors Daniel Hopper Jude Hennessy Graphic Design Jeremy Yuen Administration Helen Bennett Copy Editing & Proofing Daniel Hopper E D I TO R I A L 3 Called to be 4 Free to be Catholic P L E N A R Y C OUN C I L 2 0 2 0 11 Getting over ourselves: The only way to prepare for the Plenary Council 12 No longer business as usual: John Tubridy reflects on the Plenary Council 14 Your local Plenary Council animators: Q&A D I O C E S AN & PA R I S H L I F E 6 I was in prison and you visited me: Prison chaplaincy in the diocese 16 Universal hope: Interview with university chaplain 24 King of possibilities: Campbelltown Catholic Club celebrates 50 years 26 In giving we recieve: Q&A with Betty Cotter 28 Alpha: A powerful medicine 30 Mosaic of youth ministry: Celebrating what has been and preparing for what comes next 32 From boys to men: Father and teenage son weekend experience 33 Will the servant leaders please stand up? National Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values 36 Invest in rest: Catechist formation 38 Journey in excellence: Journey Magazine scoops the pool at ACPA 39 Clergy, like parents, never retire from their calling: Bishop's Annual Appeal 2018 40 Leading the way: Leadership vs management 42 Walking with survivors: Interview with Joan Isaacs and Eric Hudson 44 Creating a safe Church from within: 600 people gather to hear from pope’s expert on child safety 52 Christmas Mass and Reconciliation times 2018 C AT HO L I C E DU C AT I ON 22 Bending towards justice: Putting faith into action 34 The art of telling the Christmas story: Art Competition 2018 46 Bishop recognises student excellence: Exemplifying the best of Catholic education 47 Students celebrate end of school chapter with Bishop Brian: Prayer, song and conversation 48 When in drought: Supporting struggling families in need 49 Diocesan youth Rise Up! to record with international artist: Celebrating faith through music C AT HO L I C C A R E 18 The power of love: A stark reminder of the fragility of life and the power of love 21 A heart that sees: CatholicCare launches strategic plan 6 18 16 26 24 28 11 44 22