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Author Archives: The Catholic Leader

Faith more important than makeup to these Catholic girls

Girl talk

IT’S not all about make-up and trendy clothes. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Young ladies in St Joseph’s Parish, Stanthorpe, in Toowoomba diocese, have collaborated to form a Catholic girls’ club for 10 to 17-year-olds. A group of girls began meeting in September as participants in the Girl Talk program, written by Brisbane Catholics Kym Keady and Chantale Wilson, ... Read More »

Casual Bus Driver Required – Prison Transport Group Inc.

Prison Transport Group Inc. is a small not for profit organisation that provides transport for family members visiting Correctional Centres in South East Qld. We are seeking a casual bus driver to do two weekend shifts per month. Employment Requirements • Must have current Driver Authority and current MR licence. • Demonstrated strong written and communication skills. • Positive attitude ... Read More »

FAMILY LAWYER VACANCIES – New Way Lawyers

New Way Lawyers, Australia’s first non profit law firm, has a vacancy for a full time Family Lawyer based at our Corinda office. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years post admission experience in family law. Applications are also being accepted for a Family Lawyer role based at our Gold Coast office which will be opening in early 2017. ... Read More »

Social justice group honours local singer for his community efforts

Josh Arnold

TOOWOOMBA singer-songwriter Josh Arnold has won the diocese’s 2016 Social Justice Award. At the recent award presentation, the diocese’s Social Justice Commission executive officer Dr Mark Copland paid tribute to Mr Arnold for his work with the Walk Together Project. “The Walk Together Toowoomba Project, which was the brainchild of musician and community builder Josh Arnold, is something the whole ... Read More »

Pregnancy Crisis Inc. – House Supervisor Volunteers

 HOUSE SUPERVISOR VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED Pregnancy Crisis Incorporated (PCI) who assists mothers confronted with an unplanned pregnancy in difficult circumstances require the services of Volunteer House Supervisors for the Charity’s safe house. She (or a married couple) will have a separate suite, free rental, free electricity, water and rates, but beyond that this work is a labour of love. This position ... Read More »

New education executive in Cairns helped establish education initiative on Nauru

Ian Davis

CAIRNS diocese’s Catholic Education Services new deputy executive director was involved in helping Australian Border Force with education needs on Nauru. CES has appointed Ian Davis deputy executive director to succeed Diarmuid O’Riordan, who resigned to become principal of St Edmund’s College, Ipswich. Mr Davis takes up his new role from January 16. In announcing Mr Davis’ appointment, CES executive ... Read More »

Christmas is united with our own redemption

traditional nativity

“Since ancient times, Christians have called the period since the birth of Our Lord by a beautiful name: anni salutis reparatae ñ the years of restored salvation.” AS we once again gather alongside the Magi to adore the Christ-child, to hear the message of the angel with the shepherds in the field and to praise God in song together with ... Read More »

State’s chief scientist Dr Geoff Garrett impressed with Algester Catholic school’s environmental learning centre

impressed-scientist

QUEENSLAND’S chief scientist had nothing but praise for the learning taking place at an environmental learning centre – Sheep Station Gully – at St Stephen’s School, Algester. Dr Geoff Garrett joined Queensland Science Minister Leeanne Enoch for a tour of the award-winning, state-of-the-art facility, which was designed to enhance practical learning opportunities in the field of science. Conceived under the ... Read More »

You can now grab a bargain and sip on a good coffee at Vinnies

coffee-at-vinnies

COFFEE lovers with an eye for a bargain at Sumner Park will be thrilled to find the local Vinnies store is the first in the St Vincent de Paul Society to have a café. With no cafes in sight at the industrial estate, in Brisbane’s west, Vinnies have found a new range of customers venturing into its store with the introduction ... Read More »