A bumper issue  with articles both pre- Covid-19 and during - how Catenians and the church are dealing with this challenge, is Zoom the new tool for Catenian communications, meetings and social gatherings in our changing world?

Motions for the 2020 National Conference, results of the Little John Mug, a Tighe receives a Lifetime Achievement Award, the Federal Assistant Treasurer shares his story at Maroondah and News from around the circles are just some of the highlight stories this month.

Eastern Link is back after short break, this month we feature Catenian Bursary Fund recipients heading overseas, Catenians help out at CatholicCare sausage sizzles, don't forget to book in for the hotly contested Provincial Golf Day and a new section - Highlights from around the circles. 

Catenians welcome Bishop Anthony, a reflection on Catenians by Fr David Ranson, a membership drive and a river cruise for Ku-ring-Gai and Brisbane Water and an evening with the Police Commissioner at Parramatta.

Highlights of this edition are - A survey for Province 21, 5th newc member for Canberra, Truthful Jones winner, O'Connell Cup winner, a Catenian Car Rally, lunch at City of Sydney? a pilgrimage to the Holy Land?

New members at Cairns and Manly, Harare North Circles Rosary Project, a report on Harbourside Norths 250th and Gold Coast Tweed's 100th meetings, Malta Week, a call for volunteers for CatholicCare BBQ fundraisers and lunch with Peter Cash.

An update on the new NSW Central Coast Circle, a change of date for the Dandenong Circle's  "Pursuit of Happiness", A NEW MISSION - the way forward paper by George Kazs, Harbourside North's 250th meeting and Carlingford's Tony Vaz visits Andheri Circle.

An invitation to the P21 Provincial Mass, Catenian Bursary Fund podcast, an opportunity to help our youth, a Presidents reflection on his 2 year term, a new newsletter for India, Catenian Bursary Funds at work, the "Pursuit of Happiness" at Dandenong and the renewed Catenian website.

The Andheri Mug winner is announced, planning for the 2020 National Conference begins, listen to the Catenian Podcasts, a wedding for Friends of Catenians, a report from the GB National Conference and more news from Province 21.

The Catenian submission to Plenary 2020, Catenian Podcasts, who said there is no such thing as a free dinner?, looking for guest speakers?, all of the news from Province 21 circles.

A call for volunteers and the results of the Provincial golf day, Catenians celebrating the 70th anniversary of Holy Name Parish in Wahroonga and Celtic star Paul McStay's visit to City of Sydney are the highlights of this months Eastern Link.

Eastern Link returns as the online newsletter of Province 21 of the Catenian Association, it will share news, views and resources to help circles grow the association. In this edition, the Strategy Work Groups papers are discussed and a new competition for circle newsletters in announced.

Become a member

Join the Catenian Association and enjoy the benefits of membership and form some long lasting friendships.

Membership Benefits Join Us

Member Login

Access to the Members and Secretaries Portals

Member Portal Secretary Portal