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What these 11-year-old children write about Eucharistic Adoration will melt your heart

Children in Eucharistic Adoration

TWO Catholic teachers with a devotion to Eucharistic adoration have introduced young children to the Real Presence of Christ with heart-warming responses. Acting assistant principal for religious education at St Finbarr’s Primary School, Ashgrove, Luke Thomsen and fellow staff member Naimh Healy organised Eucharistic adoration sessions for 187 students aged four to 11 during Corpus Christi week. The adoration initiative is ... Read More »

STEM bears winning fruit

STEM

  THE best and brightest minds from St Mary’s College, Maryborough, came up trumps at this year’s Hervey Bay PCYC annual Science and Engineering Challenge.  The Year 9 and 10 students, with basic engineering instruction from teachers Anne Elmer and Sue McMillan, used their exceptional problem-solving and creative skills to design structures, solve problems and create visions. Over the course ... Read More »

How to find the right school for your kids

School Sports

QUESTION: How do I choose the right school for my child?   Answer: Finding the right school for your child is a tough challenge and requires some careful consideration. Here are six issues that must be considered and prioritised in order to inform your decision about which school will be most suitable for you and your children.   Budget: Schools ... Read More »

Brisbane education staff to witness the diversity of the Church at World Youth Day

Educators prepare for World Youth Day

 AN excited group of young Brisbane Catholic Education pilgrims are in the final stage of preparations for the journey to the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. The 20 pilgrims, a mixture of school-based and Brisbane Catholic Education Office staff, will join more than 3000 young Australians on the “journey to the City of Mercy”, as it’s become known ... Read More »

No back to school blues for the Yates’

Back to school

IT’S January – that time of year when the focus turns to all things school-related – new school shoes, clean uniforms and making lunches, perhaps even some nerves. For Year 2 student Nathaniel Yates from St Agnes Primary School in Mount Gravatt, the start of the school year is a bit more exciting with younger brother Joseph starting Prep. “Joseph ... Read More »

Street retreat an eye opener

Street retreat

A GROUP of students from St Augustine’s College, Augustine Heights, discovered what it meant to be homeless during an eye-opening street retreat. The 18 Year 10 students and three staff joined the many organisations around Brisbane volunteering their time to help people living on the streets. The group listened to volunteers and patrons from groups such as OzHarvest, Blind Eye ... Read More »

Celebration meets reconciliation

Indigenous graduates

ESTEEMED members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community joined Brisbane Catholic Education in celebrating the impending graduation of indigenous school students of Brisbane archdiocese at a special liturgy at St Stephen’s Cathedral on October 16. There are a total of 154 students graduating from 19 Catholic schools across the archdiocese in 2015, with more than 100 attending the ... Read More »

Creating successful learners

AWARD-winning speech pathologist Jess Campbell is helping make classrooms at Southern Cross Catholic College, Scarborough, language friendly for students with learning impairments. Ms Campbell recently returned to NSW for the University of Sydney Awards where she was presented The Dean’s Scholar Medal as Valedictorian of Master of Speech Language Pathology. This award followed closely on the heels of an earlier ... Read More »

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