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Category Archives: People Stories

Ray of hope amid tragedy

IN this week's People profile, Franciscan Missionary of Mary Sister Pamela Barker tells how, by co-ordinating fundraising for Zoe's Place, a planned Brisbane hospice and respite centre for children with life-limiting illnesses, she also hopes to help save the marriages of their parents...

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University for a gentler era

IN this week's People profile, Australian Catholic University Vice-Chancellor Peter Sheehan tells how he looks forward to the day when the institution can play a pivotal role in a post-economic rationalist world...

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Champion of refugees

In this week's People profile, the co-ordinator of Brisbane's Centre for Multicultural Pastoral Care, Jose Zepeda, tells how he believes Australians and the Catholic Church in this country can find a new direction by embracing the cause of refugees and asylum seekers ...

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NA determination to succeed

In this week's People profile, the executive officer with Brisbane archdiocese's Justice and Peace Commission, Sister Annette Arnold, tells how her background as a member of the Josephite Order, and the example of its founder Sr Mary MacKillop, inspires her to keep fighting for a range of issues, including an apology from Prime Minister John Howard over the stolen generation issue...

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Forging school partnerships

In this week's "People" story , former school teacher Paul Dickie tells how he is settling in to the demanding role of executive director of the Queensland Parents and Friends' Federation, where he takes responsibility for forging a stronger partnership between parents and teachers in the education process...

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Stage career in God’s hands

In this week's "People" story , versatile singer and cancer survivor Anthony Warlow (pictured) tells how he stared mortality in the face eight years ago and, in the process, gained new insights into his singing career, family life, and his faith...

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Love of bikes and mikes

This week's "People" story is about Noel Roberts (pictured), general manager of Brisbane commercial talk radio station 4BC who lists his motor bike, running and a renewed enthusiasm for the Catholic Church among his main passions in life...

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Breathing new life into old computersrs

This week's "People" story is about Melbourne Christian Brother Ben Boonen (PICTURED), who has spent the past 15 years putting together old computers for use in Catholic schools and colleges...

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