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‘This is no way for a child to grow up’: Catholic teacher talks of heartbreaking mission in Iraq

Ora Duffley with a child in northern Iraq

BRISBANE Catholic teacher Ora Duffley has returned from a confronting few weeks on mission helping Christian refugees in northern Iraq. Miss Duffley set off before Easter to join the French Catholic mission SOS Chrétiens d’Orient, working hand in hand with local people and parishes on the ground. Even though she was well-read on the ongoing war against ISIS, she said ... Read More »

Teenagers named the most generous generation in Australia

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TEENAGERS living in Australia have been identified as the country’s most generous generation when it comes to volunteering. A global interview of more than 22,000 online users over the age of 15 in 17 countries showed the frequency of volunteer or charity work among consumers aged 15 and over. According to the survey by GfK, Australians aged between 15 and ... Read More »

Volunteers deliver at Mater hospital

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INTERNATIONAL Volunteers Day is a special day of thanks for the Mater Hospital where volunteers donate 8000 hours each month to provide support for both patients and staff.  Each week more than 734 volunteer undertake shifts across 50 different roles, and Ross Littlewood is just one of them. International Volunteers Day is celebrated on December 5. Mr Littlewood has been ... Read More »

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