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Helping in tough times

NUDGEE Cemetery has opened  Brisbane’s only Catholic crematorium. This is unique to the Brisbane archdiocese and is the second Catholic crematorium in Australia. Located in the grounds of Nudgee Cemetery, the Nudgee Crematorium provides a centrally located facility for a dignified and respectful cremation. In keeping with the cemetery policy, the crematorium is available for all religions and faiths. The ... Read More »

Keeping your loved ones near

REMEMBERING your loved ones is easy when you place your trust in Memorial Parks by Australian company InvoCare. When a loved one dies, an important issue to address is how to remember the deceased. Albany Creek Memorial Park and Allambe Memorial Park offer peaceful yet beautiful spaces to remember and honour the life of your loved ones. Best of all, ... Read More »

Giving women more presence

By Donella Johnston THE Office for the Participation of Women was established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in 2001 as a result of recommendations arising from the Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus Report on the Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia (1999). The office’s main role is to promote the participation of women in ... Read More »

Brigid’s women

ST Brigid’s charism may date back to fifth century Celtic origins, but she remains an inspiration for young women at Brigidine College, Indooroopilly, today as they journey in faith and service. Deputy principal for mission Andrew Beiers said the college’s patron continued to “ignite the sense of purpose and hope that education brings”. “It’s a lived thing – a vocation ... Read More »

Cherishing all stages of life

By Teresa Martin THE state elections held in Queensland recently have seen eight pro-abortion Emily’s List women elected to parliament. This is a tragedy for Queensland and our precious pre-born babies. Emily’s List is an exclusively female network within only the Labor Party whose sole role is to push for abortion laws that allow the killing of the unborn right up ... Read More »

Every family needs a farmer

AS Queenslanders buy up for their Christmas holiday feasting, Sister of Charity Christine Henry hopes thoughts will be spared for primary producers who’ve worked to deliver the fresh foods to partymakers’ tables. The Downs and West Community Support co-ordinator has been working hard with faith groups and schools to try to fulfil wish lists for farming families. Throughout the year, ... Read More »

Vinnies calls on the community to dig deep

Homeless

ST Vincent de Paul Society Queensland is calling on the local community to support its annual Christmas Appeal. Wavell Heights local member Marion Chisholm said with the support of financial donors they could make a difference for those facing tough times. “From now until Christmas, our conference will notice an increase in calls from people in need for extra support ... Read More »

Help yourself grow spiritually

EVERY year we promise ourselves the next year is going to be different. Why not make this promise a positive one; rather than saying “I won’t do this” or “I’ll stop doing that”, make a decision to help yourself grow spiritually, to embark on a journey which will nurture inner peace and a deepening of your faith. Make the decision ... Read More »

Take Latin America off your bucket list

CAREFULLY planned small groups and fully escorted tours to different Latin America destinations is what husband and wife team Horacio Passeggi and Stella Romagnoli love to do. Latin America Group Tours passengers are escorted every day, in every place until boarding the last flight home. Their classic fully-escorted tour to Argentina, Brazil and Peru, scheduled for April and October 2015 ... Read More »

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