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San Sisto group to trace the steps of St Dominic

STAFF from San Sisto College, Carina, will walk the footsteps of their school’s patron St Dominic during a pilgrimage in April. The pilgrimage, known as the Lands of St Dominic, will take 22 pilgrims including staff from Dominican schools and Dominican religious. Pilgrims will fly to Madrid, Spain, and travel to Caleruega where St Dominic was born, and continue through ... Read More »

Teen writes on trafficking

By Emilie Ng MOST teenagers don’t spend all their spare time on a mission to share the disturbing truth of human trafficking and child sex abuse. But Chiara Keady is not most teenagers. The 15-year-old Brigidine College student has spent the past six months writing a fictional novel on human trafficking. More than 2000 people have read the book on ... Read More »

Former Gold Coast mayor backs ‘Buy a Brick’ project

By Emilie Ng FORMER Gold Coast Mayor Gary Baildon is in full support of Surfers Paradise parish’s fundraising campaign, “Buy a Brick”, to build a new church at Broadbeach. Mr Baildon was announced in the parish as the patron for the campaign last weekend. He has been a parishioner at St Vincent’s Church, Surfers Paradise, for more than 50 years, ... Read More »

Brisbane Oratory house blessed by Archbishop

By Emilie Ng FOUR Brisbane Oratory in Formation members gathered in Annerley with Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge on Ash Wednesday for a blessing of their new temporary residence, Casa San Girolamo. House residents Fr Adrian Sharp and Fr Paul Chandler invited Archbishop Coleridge to dine with them and two other community members who have not yet begun living in Brisbane. ... Read More »

St Mary’s marks 85 years

RECEIVING a primary education at St Mary’s Catholic College, South Burnett, has come a long way since the early days when 30 students crammed into the small room of a convent 85 years ago. St Mary’s Catholic College’s history began with the Sisters of Charity, who turned a small room in their convent into a classroom, educating young children for ... Read More »

Clergy from India called ‘a great gift’

By Emilie Ng INDIAN priests are a “great gift” to the Brisbane archdiocese and especially archdiocesan priests, according to vicar for clergy and bishop-elect for Rockhampton Fr Michael McCarthy. Fr McCarthy, vicar general Monsignor Peter Meneely and Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge recently met with four priests from India’s Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament to welcome their order’s superior general Fr ... Read More »

Theology of the body explored

By Emilie Ng THEOLOGY of the body is a term many Catholics hear, but few know how to explain. With help from three guest speakers from Melbourne’s John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, almost 100 Catholics went deeper into John Paul II’s great teaching in Brisbane last weekend. The series of seminars and workshops were presented by Real ... Read More »

Teresa pioneers new role

BRISBANE Catholic youth initiatives are invited to share their stories and perspectives in a new archdiocesan project that will help guide youth ministry beyond 2014. Newly appointed youth project consultant Teresa Delsorte, who has 10 years’ experience in youth ministry with National Evangelisation Teams Ministries, will head this new project operating under the archdiocese’s new entity for mission and formation, ... Read More »

New sport arena for girls

FOURTEEN Catholic secondary schools are out to prove who has the strongest athletes in a new association combining competitions in nine sports and three interschool sports carnivals. The Catholic Secondary Schoolgirls’ Sports Association competition combines the former Catholic schools’ tennis competition, Wednesday-afternoon sports competitions, and the interschool cross country, athletics and swimming carnivals. Schools participating in the new CaSSSA competition ... Read More »

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