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Feb 2015: Update on Veterans Support

Activity has continued on a number of fronts. Direct pastoral care to veterans and their families has continued on a daily basis. I have been receiving more requests from family members across Australia, to help them understand what’s happening in their loved ones. Realistically there are more calls for support than I can follow through on, but I can but offer a listening ear, some spiritual triage, affirmation, and recommend them to a support person in their own area. This is very well received. Visiting vets in hospital has continued, and I have done several funerals. I have also initiated […]

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Nov 2014: Update on Veterans Support

From our Veterans Care Association formation meeting on 29 June we have been operating on a number of fronts simultaneously. Direct pastoral care to veterans has been a task Gary has engaged in, visiting vets in hospital, mainly with cancer, but also meeting them in their gathering events at RSL subbranches, Corps Associations, and conducting memorial services. Most Veterans present with multiple, body mind and soul wounds, and Gary’s explanation of the need for holistic health to promote wellbeing gets many heads nodding. Engagement with those supporting vets has involved meetings with the Qld commissioner for DVA, Alison Stanley, State Pres […]

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