Sr Annette Cunliffe reflects on the changing demographics in society, in the Church and in staff and what this means for governance and continuing the mission.
Filmed at the Stewards of the Mission Governance Conference, then President of Catholic Religious Australia, Sr Annette Cunliffe reflects on the immense changes going on within the Catholic Church in terms of church attendance, the changing ethnic and aged groups attending church and the changing nature of the Catholic clergy in Australia. Sr Annette then reflects on changes within religious orders and changes that have been made to secure good governance and stewardship in the future. Sr Annette reflects on some of the changes that have been happening including amalgamations, reconfigurations and the move to PJPs as ways of governing into the future. Sr Annette sees the ongoing formation of leaders in Catholic health and aged care and access to formation resources as vital for the future of the mission of Catholic health and aged care.