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David Holdcroft

Fr David Holdcroft SJ is originally from Adelaide, and initially undertook academic study in education and the arts. He has taught in a variety of schools. However most of his working life has been in the homeless persons field, where he spent 12 years. This work had a huge impact on him and was instrumental in his decision to join the Society of Jesus in his mid thirties. Since that time, David has undertaken undergraduate and post-graduate studies in theology. He has conducted research for the Jesuit Social Services in Melbourne, has taught English to newly arrived refugees in Auburn, and was heavily involved in the settlement process for Bosnian refugees.

Author's website: Jesuit Refugee Service

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