Hosted by St Mary's Greensborough, this session will focus on spirituality and mental health. Presented by Sr Ros Cairns MSC (a parishioner and semi-retired pastoral care worker), the session also includes a conversation with Rachel Garofolo who will share her lived experience. This is a follow up session but you don’t have to have attended the first session to join in this next one.
Do you experience mental ill health issues?
Do you feel anxious and in need of support?
Do you care for someone who has mental ill health?
Are you interested in understanding mental ill health?
Then this presentation is for you!
About Sr Ros Cairns MSC
Ros is a member of St Mary’s Parish and has worked in mental health for 27 years initially as a pastoral care worker and coordinator with experience in hospital and community settings and then in management. As Manager of Mental Health within the Healthcare Chaplaincy Council of Victoria, Inc. Ros’s responsibilities involved leadership, consultation, and education in the strategic development of spirituality, chaplaincy, and pastoral care in Victorian Mental Healthcare Services. Ros is semi-retired and maintains a particular interest in the relationship between spirituality and mental wellbeing and offers education and training in this area, in communities and at the University of Divinity. Her background is varied having worked in the areas of education, liturgy, counselling, and community development work in PNG.
Thursday 3 March 2022