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Fr Bill Burt, SVD

frbillburt 250Fr. Bill Burt, SVD, is the oldest, yet the newest staff member of the Janssen Spirituality Centre. Originally from Sydney, he joined the Divine Word Missionaries in 1966. Since ordination he has worked in Tonga, New Zealand, Indonesia and in various missions in Australia. Involved in parish and youth ministry, and in administration, he was a chaplain to the Indonesian community in Sydney. He  was also a founding member of the NSW branch of Religions for Peace. At JSC he is a spiritual director.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Society of the Divine Word, Australia Province, acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea, sky, and community.

We acknowledge their skin-groups, story-lines, traditions, religiosity and living cultures.

We pay respect to their elders, past, present, and emerging, and extend that respect to all indigenous peoples of New Zealand, Thailand, and Myanmar.

We are committed to building with them, a brighter future together.

The Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre for Inter-religious and Cross-cultural Relations, commonly known as KARUNA, is an initiative of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) Australia Province

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