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QISSN Cup showcases rising talent in Bundaberg, celebrates 20 years of competition spirit

QISSN Cup showcases rising talent in Bundaberg, celebrates 20 years of competition spirit

STRONG competition was typical among a line-up of 64 teams from across the state for the 2019 Queensland Independent Secondary Schools Netball carnival in Bundaberg recently. Somerset College, Mudgeeraba, won the QISSN Cup with an impressive performance from Rylee Burns, who was named both Player of the Grand Final and Player of the Carnival.  Marymount College, Burleigh Waters, edged out ... Read More »

St Mary’s gets ready to defend its shield title heading into Confraternity Carnival in Bundaberg

St Mary’s gets ready to defend its shield title heading into Confraternity Carnival in Bundaberg

ALMOST a thousand Catholic school students from across Queensland will head for Bundaberg this weekend as rugby league’s famous Confraternity Carnival returns home for its 40th staging. “Confro”, as it has become known since its first staging in Bundaberg in 1980, has become a rugby league nursery, with half of this year’s Queensland State of Origin squad graduating from the ... Read More »

A man who had time for everyone – Jack Williams loved God, faith, family and serving others

A man who had time for everyone – Jack Williams loved God, faith, family and serving others

FORMER well-known Ingham identity, solicitor, barrister and former shire chairman John Joseph “Jack” Williams (pictured) died on May 6 at 93 years of age in Townsville General Hospital. Jack’s Requiem Mass was held at St Patrick’s Church in Ingham on May 15. Jack was born the third child of William Francis Williams and Adelaide Penelope Williams (nee Kingsbury) in Townsville ... Read More »

Queensland Catholics thankful for missionary priests’ evangelisation in Brisbane and Townsville

Queensland Catholics thankful for missionary priests’ evangelisation in Brisbane and Townsville

BRISBANE Archbishop Mark Coleridge celebrated Mass last month with priests from the Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (MCBS) serving in Queensland at St. Joachim church in Holland park and Mt. Gravatt parish in Brisbane . Archbishop Coleridge joined MCBS priests from Brisbane, Toowoomba and Townsville for the occasion that marked the Congregation’s 86th anniversary, founded in 1933 at Mallappally, ... Read More »

Oakey parish reaches faith centenary, day of festivities shared by the whole community

Oakey parish reaches faith centenary, day of festivities shared by the whole community

OAKEY parishioners, students, local representatives and inter-faith leaders headed for St Monica’s Church to celebrate 100 years of parish life on May 12. Toowoomba Bishop Robert McGuckin celebrated the centenary Mass, with parish priest Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Father Thomas Areekuzhy concelebrating. Parish pastoral council secretary Anne Teakle said it was a wonderful Mass. Mrs Teakle said there ... Read More »

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