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St Leo’s College turns 100 next year

Residents at St Leo's College

SPONSORED BY ST LEO’S COLLEGE   NEXT year St Leo’s College, within the University of Queensland, turns 100 and wants you to help celebrate.  If you are, or you know someone who is, a Leonian tell them to get in touch with St Leo’s so they can find out all the exciting events planned for next year. The celebrations will ... Read More »

This Queensland-based community organisation has sent its first “gestures of love” including food to refugees in Nauru

Students from John Fisher College

CHRISTIAN couple Jenny and Michael Geale have made it their mission to feed asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru Island from their home on the Gold Coast. The married couple, who are members of Newlife Uniting Church, are the brains behind community organisation We Care Nauru, which organises food parcels and other goods by ship or air to Nauru. “Some ... Read More »

Reaching out to the margins makes better students

Joe Alexander and Janelle Doohan

SCHOOLS that offer programs to visit the elderly or feed the hungry could help young adults become more compassionate as well as improve academically.  Queensland-born Christian Brother Damien Price said at a recent ecumenical education conference that educational programs calling students “to the edge” taught empathy and compassion. The method, which Br Price referred to as service learning, was also ... Read More »

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