3 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 


4 FRONTLINES
From the National President
Graham West

5 INTERNS
By Rik Sutherland
The St Vincent de Paul
National Council university
intern program is reaping
benefits.

6 – 7 MISSION
By Dr John Falzon
What does it mean at
the beginning of the
21st century to practice
revolutionary love?

8 CHILDREN'S RIGHTS 
By Michelle Pereira
Protecting children, our
most vulnerable, is a shared
responsibility.

9 YOUR SAY
By Claire Victory
Vincentians are in a unique
position to advocate on
behalf of family violence
victims and to respond
with love, compassion and
support.

10 – 11 NEWS
The latest news from the
St Vincent de Paul Society
including the Clemente
program and the National
Oral Health Alliance.

12 – 13 GLOBAL SECURITY 
By Kevin Slattery
Frederic Ozanam would be
delighted by the international
‘network of connections’ that
results from belonging to our
Society.

14 – 15 CHANGE
By Denis Fitzgerald
Catholic social services are
making a difference in a
rapidly changing world.

16 – 17 PRIMARY PREVENTION 
By Rik Sutherland
Exploring the deep causes
of domestic violence and the
implications for social service
delivery.

18 – 19 REFUGEE CRISIS
By Ella Salhab Bitar
An account of the Society’s
work in Lebanon, which is
experiencing an influx of
refugees from Syria and Iraq.

20 – 22 INEQUALITY 
By Dr John Falzon
Sick with worry, a new report
on stories from the frontline
of inequality in prosperous
Australia, was launched in
October.

23 BOO K REVIEW
By Andrew Hamilton SJ
A review of Brenda Niall’s
Mannix, a new biography
on long-serving Melbourne
Archbishop Daniel Mannix.