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Proud grandmother waves off six grandchildren at Clairvaux MacKillop College

GEORGINA Edwards might need a larger car if she’s going to handle impromptu school pick-ups this term. The doting grandmother from St Bernard’s Church, Upper Mount Gravatt, waved off six grandchildren to the same school, Clairvaux MacKillop College, when Term 1 started last week. Her grandchildren are the second generation of two families, the Edwards and the Lendarduzzis, to go ... Read More »

Marian Valley chapel may hasten path to canonisation for Blessed Peter To Rot

PAPUA New Guinean priest Carmelite Father Paul Sireh hopes the first chapel built in honour of Blessed Peter To Rot outside of PNG could speed up his canonisation process. Fr Sireh, the chaplain to the PNG Catholic community in Australia, said a new chapel for Blessed Peter To Rot at Marian Valley was an important step in promoting his cause ... Read More »

Connecting with our saintly dead – the holy purpose of relics

WHEN Angela Grounds received a precious container from her mum years ago, the parting gift came with a warning. “Mum said to me, ‘Don’t ever lose it, this is St Thérèse’,” Mrs Grounds recalled. That gift, a tiny circular box, housed a set of Rosary beads, and inside the crucifix at the tail of the beaded chain was a tiny ... Read More »

Carmelite Sister to venerate St Thérèse relics again, this time in the habit

CARMELITE Sister Catherine Ann will pray for her beloved country Australia when she sits in the presence of her spiritual sister St Thérèse of Lisieux this month. Sr Catherine Ann, a member of the Carmelites in Ormiston, on Brisbane’s southern bayside, is one of hundreds anticipating the arrival of the relics of St Thérèse and her parents Sts Zelie and ... Read More »

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