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Pilgrims gather together to prepare for World Youth Day

World Youth Day

PILGRIMS from a number of Brisbane groups who are travelling to World Youth Day this year gathered together recently for a night of formation with representatives from the Sydney Jewish museum.  The Brisbane Catholic Education Religious Education team organised for Dr Ari Lander and Yotam Weiner from the museum to travel to Brisbane to present on Holocaust education in schools ... Read More »

Write for Australia’s best Catholic newspaper

  CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS! Got something to say about your generation? Want to explain what it means to be a young Catholic? Then maybe you’re meant to write for The Catholic Leader, voted Australia’s best Catholic newspaper. The Catholic Leader in Brisbane is looking for young Catholic teenagers to write a regular column on our yet-to-be-released new youth page. All you ... Read More »

How a Rwandan man is transforming the lives of refugees

Protais Muhirwa

IT’S an explosion of colour, costume, dance and even cuisine. About 15 different nationalities collide in this most unusual sight in Brisbane’s southern suburbs. People from South America, the Middle East, parts of Africa and even eastern Europe. But there is one thing that stands out more than the colours, smell and sounds. It’s the smiles on these faces. Welcome ... Read More »

Director of Mission – St Vincent’s Care Services

St Vincent’s Care Services is the aged care division of St Vincent’s Health Australia who are the nation’s largest not-for-profit Catholic health and aged care provider. The mission of St Vincent’s is to provide quality and effective health and aged care services to the people in our care, in accordance with the philosophy of St Vincent’s Health Australia. The mission ... Read More »

Acting Principal – St John’s School, Silkwood

Acting Principal Full Time Fixed Term Position (11 April 2016 – 2 December 2016) Commencing Term 2, 2016 (11 April 2016) School Enrolments: 55 Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Catholic School leaders for this acting leadership position within the Cairns Diocese. St John’s School, Silkwood is a co-educational school situated 120km south of Cairns and caters for ... Read More »

Various Positions – St Mary’s Catholic College

St Mary’s Catholic College provides quality secondary coeducation in Cairns’ southern suburbs. We welcome staff who share our mission to provide a stimulating and challening curriculum, and enhance the dignity, self-esteem and integrity of students. St Mary’s is seeking teachers with commitment and appropriate educational qualifications in the following areas: MATHEMATICS ENGLISH/HUMANITIES Both positions are fixed term contracts (with the ... Read More »

Various Positions – St Rita’s College, Clayfield

St Rita’s College, Clayfield, is a Catholic secondary College for girls in the tradition of the Presentation Sisters. St Rita’s is administered by a Board and is sponsored by Mercy Partners. Current enrolment for Years 7–12 is 1030 students. Applications are invited for the teaching following positions. Junior Mathematics with ability to teach Mathematics A Contract, Full Time. Commencing Term ... Read More »

Keeping rural parishes alive

Fr Jason Middleton

FATHER Jason Middleton was driving on a dirt road with a mobile phone that teased: “No service”. He was heading to a cattle property on the remotest stretch of the Brisbane archdiocese. Roads of dirt, cattle grids and not one bar of mobile phone reception. From the property, Fr Jason would see the unremarkable point where the Brisbane, Rockhampton and ... Read More »

Q&A with Sr Thao Nguyen

Q&A with Sister Thao

Sr Thao Nguyen Born in Vietnam, Sr Thao grew up as a teenager in Australia, which fashioned her adventurous mind. By the age of 23, she came to the Canossian convent to test out her vocation. Four years later, she took her first Religious Vows. This year marks 20 years since Sr Thao put her feet on Canossian ground. She ... Read More »

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