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Reaching out to those in need

MY name is Judith Christy. In 2003 I saw an advertisement in the newspaper asking for people to volunteer to be grandparents to children at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. I contacted the social worker and explained that I was interested in the program, however I was not a real grandmother, but a Sister of Charity.  She assured me ... Read More »

Following God’s call

TRU Nguyen was born in Vietnam and lived there until he was nine years old. For the next four years he became a refugee with his mother and sister. They travelled from Vietnam to Cambodia, from Cambodia to Thailand, from Thailand to Malaysia, then from Malaysia to Australia. They arrived in Australia in 1991 and settled in Adelaide, South Australia. ... Read More »

What shall we say to the Lord for the wonders He has done for us?

This is a short reflection from the temporary professed St Paul de Chartres Sisters who pronounced their first vows on February 2. ALL we could say is that our hearts are filled with awe, immense joy and gratitude to God who has called and chosen us, and we have responded by following Him with faith, love and joyful hope in ... Read More »

Schools for next century

Leaders in education gathered at The Broken Bay Institute to find out what gives great teachers and leaders that “magic touch”. Head of the School of Education at the University of Newcastle Professor John Fischetti in this interview shares his insights on the topic “Schools for the 22nd Century: Reframing Schooling for the Collaborative, Global, Innovation Age”. What is different ... Read More »

ACU opens campus to public

AUSTRALIAN Catholic University’s (ACU) Brisbane campus at Banyo will be open to the public for 2015 Open Day events on Saturday, July 25. Open Day gives prospective students, their families and friends the chance to find out all about life at ACU. It is an opportunity for people to learn about study options and how the university can help support ... Read More »

Educating for wisdom

CAMPION College Australia offers a unique educational experience. As the only Liberal Arts college in the country, Campion educates its students in subject areas within the humanities and sciences, which lie at the heart of the western intellectual tradition. A Campion spokesperson said that, through “a deliberately integrated” program of learning in History, Literature, Philosophy, Theology, Mathematics, Science and Classical ... Read More »

CHC education is about the whole person

CHRISTIAN Heritage College is a fully accredited private higher education provider at Carindale, Brisbane. A spokesperson said the college “aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative”. “Commencing from a vision birthed by Order of Australia recipient, Emeritus Professor Brian Millis in 1986, CHC exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith ... Read More »

St Leo’s offers vital support

ST Leo’s College, established in 1917, is one of the smaller colleges at the University of Queensland. It is home to 207 men from regional Queensland and Australia, and overseas. A college spokesperson said St Leo’s residents were attracted by its excellent location, benchmark facilities, and teaching and learning outcomes “that reflect a commitment to supporting residents achieving their very ... Read More »

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