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Newly professed Canossian Sister Linh Dinh ‘brightened’ and ‘lightened’ by her vows

“IT was the happiest day of my life,” newly professed Canossian Sister Linh Dinh said about her first profession at the order’s Canossa Chapel at Oxley on Saturday, September 14. “It was so wonderful, it was a grace-filled moment of my life.” Vietnamese community chaplain Divine Word Missionaries Father Joseph Vu celebrated the profession Mass, who was also a celebrant ... Read More »

Canossian Daughters of Charity celebrate 70 years of mission, charity, love in Australia

THE world and its wounds changed shape over the past 70 years and the Canossian Daughters of Charity evolved with them, cherishing the experience of walking with the poor in Australia. The Canossian Sisters celebrated their Australian 70th anniversary Mass, at Canossa Chapel, Oxley, last Sunday.  Brisbane auxiliary Bishop Ken Howell was the celebrant. Canossian Sister Melissa Dwyer (pictured with ... Read More »

Catholic kindergarten making Jesus known to children turns 50

Canossa Kindy staff, mum and children

A CATHOLIC kindergarten in Brisbane that has “given God” to children from the past three generations has turned 50. Canossa Kindy was opened by the Canossian Daughters of Charity in Brisbane in 1967, and has since taught hundreds of children from the Coorparoo area and beyond. Some of the children who are enrolled at the kindy are grandchildren or children ... Read More »

Grassroots charity founded by Brisbane mum raises $10,000 for Malawi kindergartens

Malawi kindergarteners

CHARITY founder and young mother Donna Power has kept her promise to feed and educate children in Malawi by raising $10,000 in her first major event. In 2011, Mrs Power founded Project Kindy, an Australian grassroots charity that pays for children to attend kindergarten in Malawi. The idea came about from a conversation with good friend Canossian Sister Melissa Dwyer ... Read More »

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