Christmas Island Bible Update

Thanks for the response to the story in the last “Together Online” that asked for donations towards bibles and other religious items for those in detention on Christmas Island.
An application to the Bible Society for a grant for English and Tamil language bibles has been successful, and the Catholic Women’s league is offering support for other religious items.
free crossThere have been more boat arrivals this week. At the moment CARAD has the only independent social work service on the island dealing with the needs of the people in detention. Funds to support this work come from our very generous donors, but at the moment we can only afford a 15 hour per week service. If you can help us make this position a full-time position please go to and use the ‘donate now’ button to make your donation through the secure site at