Monday, January 20, 2020
Username Password
Home » Tag Archives: Queensland (page 11)

Tag Archives: Queensland

New Queensland seminary building to school future priests in mission

Blessing Queensland's seminary building

QUEENSLAND seminarians will start a new course giving future priests practical experiences to prepare young people for mission and evangelisation. Holy Spirit Provincial Seminary last week opened and blessed a new multi-purpose learning centre dedicated to the patron of missions St Francis Xavier.  It will be the hub for a new school of mission for seminarians. The school will offer ... Read More »

‘Miracle’ rain needed in Queensland

Hard times

A SIMPLE prayer or message of support provides a “huge boost” to the morale of Queensland parishes suffering under the grip of severe drought. Townsville diocesan administrator Fr Mick Lowcock said parishioners in areas such as Julia Creek, Hughenden and Winton gained hope just from knowing there was someone out there who cared. “If they know there are people out ... Read More »

Catholic teachers shine in Queensland

OUTSTANDING Queensland Teachers are set to be recognised at the 2015 Queensland College of Teachers Excellence in Teaching Awards for their special contributions to their vocation, including two Catholics. The excellence awards cover four categories, Beginning to Teach, Teaching, Leadership Teaching and Learning, and Outstanding contribution, and ensures educators are acknowledged for their specific achievements. Paul Baker of St Teresa’s Catholic ... Read More »

New education leader to build on a legacy

Dr Lee-Anne Perry and Orange Sky Laundry founders

By Isaac Murphy NEW Queensland Catholic Education Commission executive director Dr Lee-Anne Perry was organising her diary to visit every diocese before her role began. Dr Perry has been involved in Queensland Catholic education for four decades, serving as a member on the QCEC, including the role of deputy chair, and guiding three Catholic institutions as principal, most recently All ... Read More »

Catholic students remember Anzacs in Gallipoli

Catholic students in Gallipoli

PRIVATE Thomas Frederick Murray, a bomb thrower for the 1st Battalion in Gallipoli, died in the trenches only three days into the Battle of Lone Pine. One hundred years later, Marist College Ashgrove student Nicholas Murray, Private Murray’s great-great nephew, paid a special visit to his brave relative’s grave. Nicholas is one of 70 Queensland students, 16 from Catholic schools, ... Read More »

Assurances of prayers and help

This is a March 6 pastoral letter of Rockhampton Bishop Michael McCarthy in the wake of Cyclone Marcia My Dear People, On Friday, February 20, our diocese was impacted by Tropical Cyclone Marcia.  The cyclone caused a great deal of damage to property and had a significant impact on the delivery of essential services. I am aware that many in ... Read More »

The Catholic Loop | January 27, 2015

The Catholic Loop – Today’s news headlines for the busy Catholic | January 27, 2015 Queensland Catholic schools welcomed more than 12,000 new Year 7 students who started their first secondary school year. Church leaders were “stirred” by the high numbers of the “Millennial generation” at a recent US pro-life rally, proving it’s not just the grandparents who oppose abortion. ... Read More »

Leading Catholic teachers win state awards

Catholic teachers win

QUEENSLAND Catholic education’s “alpha and omega” were among those recognised as the state’s most inspiration teachers last week. St Joseph’s Nudgee College principal Daryl Hanly, who will be retiring in December after a 50-year career, and second-year teacher at St Ursula’s College, Toowoomba David Rawson were among five recipients of the Queensland College of Teachers’ Excellence in Teaching awards. Mr ... Read More »

Catholic teachers among state’s most inspirational educators

TWO Catholic educators have been honoured by Queensland’s prestigious education awards at tonight’s World Teachers’ Day celebrations in Brisbane’s Parliament House. St Joseph’s Nudgee College principal Daryl Hanly received the top award for his outstanding contribution to teaching. The Queensland College of Teachers regarded Mr Hanly as “one of the most highly respected educators in the state”. St Ursula’s College, ... Read More »

Scroll To Top