Fiona Basile is a freelance photographer and writer based in Melbourne, Australia. For the past 20 years she has worked locally in Victoria, interstate and internationally capturing the faces, places and events that shape lives. We all have a story to tell and whether it’s through the written word or with photos, this story should be explored and shared. This is Fiona’s work and her passion. Fiona specialises in editorial, portraiture, documentary, corporate and food photography and writing (including for magazines and newspapers, websites, annual reports, newsletters, books and special publications). View some of Fiona’s work here.
Pádraig Ó Tuama is an Irish poet, theologian and peacemaker. To spend time with him, to hear him speak or to read his words, is to enter a wold of intersecting language, poetry, story-telling, history and theology. And it is to recognise the importance of each of these in his work of building peace and restoring hope within a deeply fractured world.
Read the full story in the April ‘Hope’ edition of Melbourne Catholic, here.
Dear Jesus, for the past eight weeks, we’ve been walking together in a special way. We’ve been taking the time to get to know one another more deeply, delving into the heart and soul of who I am and who you are. In my desire to get to know you better and to draw closer to God, I have been reminded of how loved and cherished I am, that I am a beloved daughter of God. God delights in me, in others, and in all of creation… Read the full letter, here.
Food for the Highways and Byways is Fiona’s third cookbook photography project. It’s full of recipes – 35 in total – that range from soups and starters, to main dishes and desserts. It also contains an array of photographs showcasing the MSS’ work over 75 years. Find out more, here.
Published by Loyola Press, Fiona has released a children’s book called Shhh … God is in the silence, which is available in Australia via Garratt Publishing. Or you can contact Fiona Basile via email to order copies. There is also a bilingual version, in English and Spanish.
Fiona is available to do book readings in primary schools, kindergartens, local libraries or other community settings. Email Fiona to find out more.