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Townsville Catholics attend Mass celebrating Port Moresby archdiocese’s 50th

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DELEGATES from Townsville diocese visited Papua New Guinea in late November to help celebrate the golden anniversary of Port Moresby archdiocese. During the Golden Jubilee Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral, Cardinal John Ribat spoke to the more than 2000 gathered and shared many historical facts about the forming of what is ... Read More »

Catholic school students are rewriting the future for Brisbane’s refugees and migrants

Chisholm-College

STUDENTS at Chisholm Catholic College, Cornubia, are rewriting the future for refugees and migrants through a pioneering project titled Liberation Letters. Under strict and close supervision, the students have visited Multilink Community Services at Logan Central once a week after school to offer practical support preparing resumes and cover letters ... Read More »

Ex-Marist student from Emerald named NT Young Australian of the Year

NT Young Australian of the Year

A PASSION for healthy living and a desire to share that with others particularly those who live with mental illness, has seen a former student from Marist College, Emerald, awarded the 2017 Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year, earlier this month. Bridie Duggan completed Years 11 and 12 at ... Read More »

Order of Preachers marks 800 year anniversary with Brisbane community

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Dominicans around the world are marking 800 years since St Dominic founded the Order of Preachers. Brisbane’s Dominican community gathered for a Mass at Our Lady of Graces Church, Carina, on November 6, for the conclusion of a year of celebrations. This is the Homily from Dominican priest Fr Matthew ... Read More »

Inter-generational connections growing stronger at Cowley

Connections

SOMETHING magical happens when the young and the “not so young” connect.  Unhurried by life, both are able to enjoy life’s simple pleasures together.  At Crowley Care Services in Ballina inter-generational magic happens regularly. “Our programs with three parish schools and St Anne’s Long Day Care Centre are vital to ... Read More »

Gold Coast girls’ conference helps dispel female stereotypes

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SEVERAL female stereotypes were shattered at this year’s Love Being a Girl Conference at Aquinas College, Ashmore. Years 10, 11 and 12 students from across the Gold Coast registered for the unique girls’ conference, which featured workshops and guest speakers who encouraged the young delegates to choose the path to ... Read More »

Jubilee reflection: Queensland Catholic schools opened doors in the Year of Mercy

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QUEENSLAND’S 300 Catholic school communities have taken up the challenge to find new ways of opening doors for students, parents, staff and the broader community throughout the Year of Mercy. Queensland Catholic Education Commission executive director Lee-Anne Perry said the jubilee year had been an opportunity for schools to reflect ... Read More »

Parish Support and Projects Officer – Youth Evangelisation Office

Influential, team-oriented and relationship-based role Values driven organisation Pastoral care expertise required The Youth Evangelisation Office animates, supports and promotes the efforts of Catholic youth initiatives across the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Reporting to the Youth Project Consultant, who heads up the Youth Evangelisation Office, the Parish Support and Projects Officer ... Read More »

Communications Officer – Youth Evangelisation Office

Creative, team-oriented and relationship-based role Values driven organisation Design expertise required The Youth Evangelisation Office animates, supports and promotes the efforts of Catholic youth initiatives across the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Reporting to the Youth Project Consultant, who heads up the Youth Evangelisation Office, the Communications Officer will be responsible for ... Read More »

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