Australia

Witnessing the Australia bushfires

Kevin and Trish Bourke live in Myrtleford, a small rural town of 3,500 in the state of Victoria. He is a volunteer firefighter. They tell of the damage caused by the disastrous fires that still continue, but of many episodes of courage and solidarity as well. ... Read More

Melbourne: working alongside alcoholics

When Kevin heard about a shelter for homeless alcoholic men, he did a brief stint doing voluntary work, then decided to dedicate himself full-time to their rehabilitation. He recently shared his experience at a Health Symposium organised by the Focolare Movement in Australia. ... Read More