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Catholic Education – Cairns Diocese – Multiple Positions

Expressions of InterestGRADUATE TEACHERSCommencing 2017. Catholic Education in the Diocese of Cairns is targeting graduates looking to kick start their teaching career in 2017. Catholic Education Cairns is committed to provid-ing professional development and extra support to our graduate teachers. To apply for this exciting opportunity please download an application package from our website www.cns.catholic.edu.auAPPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 1 JULY 2016 ... Read More »

Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane – High Impact Support Role

Explore the possibilities offered by this newly created executive role supporting the Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane. Ideally suits person with PhD or Masters. Located in Brisbane CBD. Please visit www.traksearch.com to access detailed information, including how to easily progress an interest in this role. Inquiries are also welcome to John Chesher on 0417 068 220 or mail@traksearch.com quoting Ref No. ... Read More »

Principal St Joseph’s School, Stanthorpe Prep – Year 12

An exciting career opportunity exists in an established P-12 school situated in the granite belt town of Stanthorpe, an area renowned for its natural beauty, food and wine.Applications are invited for the position of Principal at St Joseph’s School, Stanthorpe , commencing January 1, 2017. To obtain a full application and information package please access the Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office ... Read More »

Q&A with Carrie Gress

Carrie Gress

What mum doesn’t need an occasional chance to escape home life and indulge in a little pampering? But philosopher and mother of four Carrie Gress says that while those little getaways are fine, the real and best makeover is actually already – and perpetually –underway. Ms Gress says in her latest book – Ultimate Makeover: The Transforming Power of Motherhood ... Read More »

Chaplains – A friendly face in the darkest of hours

Fr Bob Harwood

FR Bob Harwood answered a knock on the door in Dysart. A dying miner was looking for a priest, knowing the cancer tormenting his body would soon claim his life. He wanted to die in his central Queensland home town and he wanted someone to walk the final weeks with him. He had no family and no close friends. So ... Read More »

STEM bears winning fruit

STEM

  THE best and brightest minds from St Mary’s College, Maryborough, came up trumps at this year’s Hervey Bay PCYC annual Science and Engineering Challenge.  The Year 9 and 10 students, with basic engineering instruction from teachers Anne Elmer and Sue McMillan, used their exceptional problem-solving and creative skills to design structures, solve problems and create visions. Over the course ... Read More »

Father of Townsville diocese administrator wished for a Mass on his 100th birthday

Colin Lowcock

COLIN Lowcock’s wish for his 100th birthday was to celebrate Mass with his family and friends – and that’s just what he did. His son Fr Mick Lowcock, who is Townsville diocese’s administrator, celebrated Mass, and Colin’s other three children – Janice Weaver, Colleen Lowcock and Mercy Sister Mary Lowcock – were there, along with Janice’s four children and grandchild. ... Read More »

Aboriginal elder who became Australia’s first permanent deacon turns 80

LAST month the people of Wadeye, Northern Territory, celebrated the 80th birthday of Deacon Boniface Perdjert. Deacon Boniface is senior elder of the Kardu Diminin clan and Murrinhpatha language speaker, and the traditional owner of the land on which the town of Wadeye (Port Keats) is built. He is also Australia’s first permanent deacon and well known to Missionaries of ... Read More »

Teacher brings ‘seeds of hope’ to Ghana

HOME comforts will be a continent away for Catholic teacher Danielle Bagraith and a group of family and friends who are about to embark on a volunteer trip to West Africa. It won’t be a relaxing holiday for the group of seven, who will be devoting their time and physical abilities to help expand a growing Ghanian orphanage. The group will leave ... Read More »

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