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Connecting through ACP

MacDonnells Law associate Kate Black shares her insights into membership of the Assembly of Catholic Professionals.  As an associate of MacDonnells Law, I am always looking for opportunities to grow my professional connections with like-minded people. The Assembly of Catholic Professionals offers something truly unique as it allows you to connect with people on both a professional and personal level. ... Read More »

New York connection for ACU business students


FOURTEEN MBA (Executive) students from Australian Catholic University headed to New York City recently for the School of Business’ inaugural International Study Tour. Led by Professor Donald Ross, the students were hosted by Fordham University and conducted field research on business management in the United States  ­– focusing on comparative financial, marketing and human resource management practices. Second-year student Blake ... Read More »

Promoting Irish culture

Celtic inspiration: Members of the Queensland Irish Choir who aim is to promote Irish culture as well as that of all Celtic countries.

THE Queensland Irish Choir is based at Tara House, the headquarters of the Queensland Irish Association at 175 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane. Its aim is to promote Irish culture as well as that of all Celtic countries. The choir performs Irish and Celtic melodies from all regions and other music of merit. It presents a regular concert series at Tara House, ... Read More »

Dedicated to helping

HOLY Cross Funerals began offering funeral services throughout the Archdiocese of Brisbane in 1999. The Holy Cross Funerals Mission Statement states: “To provide an affordable Christian Funeral Service to all denominations and faiths with a genuine level of care that will not be determined by faith, price, race or community regard. This statement is to be known as, Holy Cross ... Read More »

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 »

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