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Bishops’ pastoral letter celebrates 200 years of Catholic schooling, pinpoints current challenges.

THE Australian Catholic Bishops’ have issued a pastoral letter urging Church schools to increase the numbers of Catholic students and be “truly Catholic in their identity and life”. As Australian Catholic educators mark the 200th anniversary of the nation’s Catholic schooling, the letter titled “200 years young”, says the school system must “re-examine” how to maximise enrolment of Catholic students ... Read More »

Pam Betts on guiding Brisbane Catholic Education through 2020

Brisbane Catholic Education executive director Pam Betts

EARLIER this year Pam Betts was on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land when dramatic news broke of the rapid spread of COVID-19 and the prospect of a global pandemic.  By year’s end Brisbane Catholic Education’s executive director finds herself preparing for a well-earned leave on her “beloved” Stradbroke Island.  In between, she has found herself consumed and exhausted leading ... Read More »

Vice Rector Pastoral Care – Padua College, Kedron

An outstanding opportunity exists to join our dynamic learning community and help lead Padua College’s vision for the future. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Vice Rector Pastoral Care who is committed to making a significant contribution to the development of our Community and in the lives of the students in our care. Within the high-quality facilities ... Read More »

Catholic school students ready for lessons at home during Term 2

QUEENSLAND’S Catholic school students will be learning at home for the first five weeks of Term 2, with schools only open for the children of essential workers. The measures are in line with arrangements announced by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to slow the spread of COVID-19. Queensland Catholic Education Commission executive director Dr Lee-Anne Perry said Catholic schools had spent many ... Read More »

Helen Plant grateful for her small Impact in Uganda

Making a difference: Helen Plant showing off the hand-made Rosary beads from Uganda at the Impact stall at the Ignite Conference in Brisbane recently.

EDUCATION is what lifts a country out of poverty, says Helen Plant, who has returned from her fifth trip to the Holy Trinity Community in Masaka, Uganda. Mrs Plant and seven others from mission outreach group Impact Uganda, an Emmanuel Community ministry, met with sponsor children and community members over the course of two weeks. Impact supports about 120 Ugandan ... Read More »

New schools up and down the coast are opening their doors for their first year

TWO new Queensland Catholic schools are set to open their doors on Wednesday, January 29. St Joseph’s College, Coomera, and Good Samaritan Catholic College, Bli Bli, will welcome their first students in the coming week. St Joseph’s principal Paul Begg said everything was ready for Wednesday’s start. “The staff start on Monday, but they’re all pretty excited as well, so ... Read More »

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