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Bulimba parish a ‘sign of God’s kingdom’

Sts Peter and Paul Church, Bulimba

BULIMBA’S Catholic community were one of the last groups of Christians to receive an official spiritual home. The local Catholics had to wait almost 54 years after the free settlement of Moreton Bay to get to Mass without making a trip down the river. They eventually bargained a meeting with Brisbane Archbishop Robert Dunne in 1896 to receive a local ... Read More »

How a teetotaller Jesuit Brother became a winemaker honoured by the Queen

Jesuit Brother John May

A JESUIT with a nose for a good wine was the toast of one of South Australia’s heavenly vineyard regions recently when the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours were announced. Br John May, winemaker emeritus at the Jesuits’ Sevenhill Cellars in the Clare Valley, was admitted as a member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of ... Read More »

From Kenya to Ballina: The journey of Lismore’s newest priest

Fr Alexander Munyao

FATHER Alexander Munyao, ordained in Kenya earlier this year, is now ministering in the coastal town of Ballina as Lismore diocese’s newest priest. Writing for the diocese’s magazine, Catholic Life, Fr Munyao said his “call to the priesthood started when I was a young boy growing up in the Savanna Plains of Kenya”. He returned to those plains earlier this year for ... Read More »

St Vincent de Paul Society – Membership and Development Officer

As the Membership & Development Officer you will be responsible for supporting the Society members in achieving the good works of the Society. Your focus will be on implementing resources, training programs, delivering formation and engaging with members and conferences. You will empower the philosophy of the Society whilst ensuring best practices are in place with a commitment to innovation, ... Read More »

Loreto College – Director of Mission

The Director of Mission is a member of the College Leadership team with particular responsibility for development of Mission, Ethos and Faith Life in the College. For further information, click here: Loreto College – Director of Misison Read More »

CEO Cairns – Assistant Principal—Religious Education

St Teresa’s School, Ravenshoe – Fixed Term Position (5 Year Contract) 6.5 Hours Release. Commencing 16 January 2017 Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Catholic School leaders for this leadership position within the Cairns Diocese. St Teresa’s Primary School, Ravenshoe is situated approximately 120km west of Cairns on the Atherton Tablelands. It has a stable staffing profile with ... Read More »

Finding Dory: Aquatic adventure runs deep

FINDING DORY: Starring Ellen DeGeneres, Idris Elba, Michael Sheen, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence. Directed by Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane. Rated G (Some scenes may scare young children) By John Mulderig FANS of the 2003 animated adventure Finding Nemo have reason to rejoice – the long wait for a sequel is over, and the follow-up Finding ... Read More »

Dedicated teachers shaping lives for the future

BCE awards

SIX outstanding educators have been acknowledged for their innovation and leadership at the annual Brisbane Catholic Education Excellence in Teaching Awards. With more than 35 finalists representing 14 schools, family, friends, sponsors and special guests gathered at Victoria Park Golf Club to witness Brisbane archdiocese vicar general Monsignor Peter Meneely and BCE executive director Pam Betts present the awards and ... Read More »

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