Take a refugee’s journey with them: watch ‘My Journey, Our Journey’

23 June 2021


During Refugee Week, watch these incredible and inspiring stories from people in our community.

Seeking asylum and refuge in a new country is tough. In this 4 part series produced exclusively for The Well, hear directly from Bishop Vincent, Kane, Len and Idrissa about their own inspirational stories and the Diocese Journey towards true community.

Related story: Bishop Vincent Long’s story.

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Chapter 1: First Steps

Be inspired and moved hearing Bishop Vincent, Idrissa, Kane and Len share their first steps on their journey as migrants and refugees.


Chapter 2: The Climb

“You’re forced into a radical decision to flee” – Witness Bishop Vincent, Idrissa and Kane courageously share their experience of fleeing their homes in the hope of safety. PARENTAL GUIDANCE is recommended for viewers under 15.


Chapter 3: Building A Home

The reality of Bishop Vincent, Kane, Idrissa and Len building a home in Australia is revealed through pure strength, determination and resilience.


Chapter 4: Destination: Community

In our final chapter Bishop Vincent, Idrissa, Len and Kane share their gifts with the community and show how we can all be part of the Diocesan Journey Walking with Refugees and People Seeking Protection

After watching the videos, take the time to reflect using the Reflection Questions, also available on The Well.

This series, alongside other videos and prayer resources are available on The Well, the popular video streaming site of the Diocese of Parramatta.

The Well can be found at www.thewell.org.au

Refugees and people seeking asylum in our Diocese need your help now. You can be part of our Diocesan Food Drive Roster. Details here.

This article highlights a story from the “Diocesan Journey… Walking with Refugees and People Seeking Protection”. Learn more about this initiative and follow our 14-week campaign from Refugee Week to World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

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