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Q&A segment discusses racism in Australia and the ‘road map’ to reconciliation

Important dialogue: Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge and Evangelisation Brisbane’s Reconciliation Action Plan officer Cynthia Rowan sitting to discuss the issue of racism in Australia from the archbishop’s residence Wynberg. Archbishop Mark Coleridge sat down with Evangelisation Brisbane’s Reconciliation Action Plan officer Cynthia Rowan to discuss racism, Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations, and the role the Church has to play. Archbishop Coleridge: ... Read More »

Volunteers connecting with ‘joy and love’ to those in lockdown

MESSAGES sent “with love” from Prep students at the local Catholic primary school put a smile on the face of several isolated Daisy Hill parishioners, and moved some of them to tears. “Their hearts were touched, as was mine – such a simple gesture bringing such joy and love,” Denise Love, of Brisbane southside’s St Edward the Confessor Parish, said. ... Read More »

‘Gentle, courteous’ Knights of Malta grand master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto dies at age 75

THE 80th Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, described as having a “profound dedication to charitable work”, has died. Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto a popular figure among the ancient order of knights worldwide, was 75 and had been diagnosed with an incurable disease several months ago. He was elected Grand Master of the Sovereign Order ... Read More »

CEO’s to Sleepout at home for 2020 Vinnies fundraiser

THE Vinnies CEO Sleepout is going virtual and hi-tech so the popular fundraising event for the homeless can go ahead on June 18 despite any COVID-19 restrictions. Business and community leaders who usually come together for the annual event will instead curl up in cars, in their backyards and on couches right across Australia, with each participant joining an interactive, ... Read More »

Former Claivaux MacKillop College NRL star remembered as an outstanding man

THE Brisbane Catholic Education community is remembering one of its brightest former students who passed away suddenly last weekend. Mitch Cronin, a former Clairvaux Mackillop College student who excelled at rugby league, died suddenly after a suspected medical condition, leaving his family and many friends in mourning. Mitch would have celebrated his 28th birthday this Saturday. He was the captain of ... Read More »

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