Love has no borders
Here at the Romero Centre, we welcome and support people seeking asylum, we walk the path where human dignity is considered sacred and where love has no borders.
Inspired by the mission of Oscar Romero and Catherine McAuley, we are guided by the spirit of ‘Mercy’ and a deep respect for the human sovereign soul, aspiring to support the most vulnerable people in our community.
The Romero Centre is passionately and wholeheartedly working towards a community that we all want to be a part of.
Support for people seeking asylum
With the community’s support, we will continue to share the journey of people seeking asylum. Providing genuine welcome and the right support for those who have fled danger and are now struggling to survive in South East Queensland.
Volunteer spotlight: Joe Meet Joe, one of our regular volunteers working in community engagement! What is your role at Romero?Identifying grant opportunities and writing grant applications. How long have you been volunteering at Romero?2 years. What prompted you to start volunteering at Romero?I retired from fulltime work in 2021. Working
Love has no borders for the unsung heroes of Queensland’s asylum seeker community Mercy Community has celebrated the unsung heroes of Queensland’s asylum seeker community at its annual Oscar Romero Awards Ceremony. Last year alone, more than 16,000 individuals sought safety and security in Australia, with 3,500 finding refuge in
Last Chance to Attend the Oscar Romero Awards Ceremony and Support Asylum Seekers in Queensland Mercy Community’s Romero Centre is gearing up to host its annual Oscar Romero Awards Ceremony, an event that celebrates the resilience and contributions of people seeking asylum in Queensland. With over 100 million individuals displaced
ESL (English as a Second Language) classes delivered
nights of community accommodation for people seeking asylum
participants in community sharing and training programs
$25 Halal food vouchers distributed
Acknowledgement of Country: In the spirit of reconciliation Romero Centre acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.