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Centacare volunteer Jennifer Scheers is still giving back and challenging young minds to learn

JENNIFER Scheers’ teaching skills run so deep that in spite of retirement and some health setbacks, she is still challenging young minds. Most Mondays will find her at the Catholic Early EdCare’s St Augustine’s Long Day Care and Kindergarten in Augustine Heights, volunteering as an adult reader to the kindergarten and pre-kindergarten-aged children. Whilst these two distinct groups can swell up ... Read More »

Decades of service – long-serving archdiocesan worker thanked and farewelled

LONG-serving Brisbane archdiocese staff member Sylvia O’Boyle was farewelled and thanked recently for her significant contribution to the Church. Ms O’Boyle finished up with the Clergy Support Office last year after decades of service to the archdiocese. Prior to arriving in November 1982, Ms O’Boyle had worked locally for an accounting and liquidation firm, as well as the Teachers’ Union. ... Read More »

Brisbane priest Fr Ray Kearney laid to rest

By Adrian Taylor FR Ray Kearney’s death leaves a void in the lives of many people across Brisbane archdiocese. Fellow priests, parishioners and friends are all feeling the loss of a man whose deep concern and empathy for others was matched only by his love for the Church. Raymond Laurence Kearney was born on March 1, 1938, in Brisbane, the ... Read More »

Well-known Brisbane archdiocesan priest Fr Ray Kearney has died, aged 80

RESPECTED Brisbane archdiocesan priest Fr Ray Kearney died on October 29 at St Vincent’s Hospital, aged 80. Fr Kearney  was ordained in 1962 as part of the second-largest class ever to leave Pius XII Seminary, Banyo. His first posting was to Mt Gravatt parish from 1962-64, where he learned the power of pastoral visits alongside Fr John Rosenskjar.  Fr Kearney ... Read More »

Everyone is equal in Reg’s eyes

THINGS happen in pie shops, as politicians have learned to their cost. It was in just such a humble location that Reg Goves knew he’d landed in a country different to his birthplace. Fresh off a flight from his native India, he set out from his uncle’s place to find food for his wife and three young children. He wandered ... Read More »

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