Catholic Women and Men Religious of
Queensland walked behind this banner in the Reconciliation
Walk in Brisbane in June 2000.
This was the sentiment of all who participated
in the Reconciliation Walks around Australia.
collaboration with other Justice
SAO organised a
"Sea of Hands" in the grounds
Cathedral of St Stephen in Brisbane on
2000 to show our solidarity with
people and to
raise awareness of their struggle.
was involved with ANTaR in
organising a "Sea of
Cherbourg Qld as part of the
of the Olympic Torch
ceremony in the town on 17 June
National Day of
Below are photos from the National Day of Healing
prayer gathering at Sherwood Arboretum, Brisbane, on the morning
of 26 May 2005.
Justin playing the didgeridoo
Friends gathered around the Journey Home Plaque
A number of "Industrial Schools" and Children's Homes
throughout the Sherwood, Chelmer and Yeronga area accepted Stolen
Children at various times during the last century. In 1999 a
plaque was laid at Sherwood Arboretum to acknowledge and remember
Sorry Day 2007
A number of SAO staff members and partners
participated in Reconciliation Week events including Sorry
Day ceremonies around
Brisbane and beyond on Saturday 26 May. Below are some photos
from the ceremony at the Sherwood Arboretum.