To mark the feast day of St Joseph the Worker (1 May), Australian Catholics are being encouraged to consider the challenges migrant workers face, in particular during a pandemic. The plight of those most vulnerable is something we are all called to address, something that Fr Michael Payapilly VC, Parish Priest of Holy Family Doveton, reflects on this week as he shares his heartbreak at the current COVID situation in India. The feast of St Joseph the Worker is also a welcome reminder about the value of Christian service and prayer, both key ingredients for a flourishing parish community according to Fr Felimon Libot CMF at St Peter Chanel Deer Park.

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