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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 »

Market Day for ‘a hidden gem’

ST Mary of the Cross School, Windsor is teaming with their local community to provide the second annual Market Day on Saturday, March 28. The day will be held on the schools grounds and will feature more than 40 stalls including arts and crafts, animals, face painting, jumping castle and coffee for the parents. School principal Matthew Beacroft said the ... Read More »

St Finbarr’s students can’t turn a blind eye

St Finbarr's students with Blind Eye Ministries volunteers

TAKING a daily shower means more to Year 6 students at St Finbarr’s Catholic Primary School, Ashgrove, Claudia Nina and Zoe Goss after they visited a South Brisbane drop-in centre for the homeless. A trip to the Blind Eye Ministries drop-in centre, visited by 10 to 35 homeless people a day, showed the two school social justice members they couldn’t ... 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 »

Year 7 step

By Emilie Ng CLAIRE Schmeider never imagined she would be making history at the tender age of 12. In less than three months, the Our Lady of Dolours School, Mitchelton Year 6 student will start a new life chapter when she and 12,000 other Catholic primary school students start high school in Year 7. Claire will leave her beloved primary ... Read More »

Our Lady’s celebrating the best of golden years

Our Lady's original class

LEAVING school might be a significant milestone, but not for past pupils from Our Lady’s College, Annerley. Instead of just moving on, many who have graduated from the college have been keen to maintain close connections with the school community. Hundreds of them have returned this year to organise and celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary. Past pupil association president Joanne ... Read More »

Youth speak up for Mission aid

Students act

SENIOR students from two of Brisbane archdiocese’s schools are sharing their immersion experiences in a trial, which looks set to spread further afield. The students from St Patrick’s College, Shorncliffe, and Assisi College, Coomera, are being trained to give talks to local parishes through a new initiative of Catholic Mission’s Brisbane office. Brisbane archdiocese’s Catholic Mission director David McGovern said ... Read More »

Students march for peace

Peace march in Logan

THE community of St Francis College, Crestmead, has taken to the streets to pray for peace. More than 500 primary school students and staff marched down Browns Plains Road to St Maximilian Kolbe Church in their fourth annual march for peace on August 14. The event garnered positive support from the locals of Crestmead and the wider community. Marsden associate ... Read More »

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