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Brisbane deacon receives award for online teaching

Deacon Anthony Gooley

BRISBANE deacon Dr Anthony Gooley has received a Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Tasmania for the design and delivery of religious curriculum. Deacon Gooley is a lecturer in Theology and Religious Education at The Broken Bay Institute. University of Tasmania Master of Teaching Program director Dr Janet Dyment said the consistent positive feedback from Deacon Gooley’s students demonstrated exceptional comprehension at ... Read More »

Priest lists reasons to visit the Holy Land this year

Jerusalem

SPONSORED BY OUR LADY HELP OF CHRISTIANS, HENDRA WE read and hear about Jesus and the Holy Land, and imagine what Israel would look like mainly drawing from Bible stories and illustrations.  The Holy Land landscape is nothing like the Australian landscape.   Visiting the places where Jesus was born and raised, the important areas of his ministry and finally ... Read More »

See the mind-boggling Neuromedic simulator that uses your brain to sense critical reactions

Neuromedic technology

SPONSORED BY AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY MIND-controlled technology that can sense a person’s reaction to a critical incident will be on show at Australian Catholic University Open Day in Banyo on Saturday, July 23.  The new technology is the latest experience on offer to the thousands of Australians who will be flocking to university open days across Brisbane between July and ... Read More »

St Leo’s College turns 100 next year

Residents at St Leo's College

SPONSORED BY ST LEO’S COLLEGE   NEXT year St Leo’s College, within the University of Queensland, turns 100 and wants you to help celebrate.  If you are, or you know someone who is, a Leonian tell them to get in touch with St Leo’s so they can find out all the exciting events planned for next year. The celebrations will ... Read More »

Bulimba parish and Good Samaritans unite to help Kiribati

Kiribati

A JUSTICE project within Sts Peter and Paul Parish, Bulimba, aims to support the work of the Good Samaritan Sisters in Kiribati, one of the Pacific’s remote and struggling island nations. Justice in Motion for Kiribati kids is a fundraising project aimed at supporting the Good Sams expand an early childhood education centre for 60 preschool children in the village ... Read More »

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 »

EOFY: Help end hardship for leprosy sufferers

Leper

MUAZU from Nigeria was diagnosed with leprosy 35 years ago.  A cure exists, but sadly he did not receive the Multi Drug Therapy that he needed to be cured. This means he has continued to suffer ever since. Without the proper treatment, Muazu continued to develop discoloured skin patches.  Reactions to this awful disease meant that he suffered pain all ... Read More »

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