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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 »

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 »

Students to thank Anzacs

Anzac tour

RENEE Drury will soon be making a “life-changing journey” to stand on the shores of Gallipoli 100 years after Australia and New Zealand soldiers landed. The student from Clairvaux MacKillop College, Upper Mt Gravatt, is one of 70 Queensland students who won Premier Campbell Newman’s Anzac Prize. The students will make an historical trip to attend the 2015 Gallipoli dawn ... Read More »

13-year-olds grapple with mystery of the Holy Trinity

School students

Sunday Guest by Sr Elvera Sesta AS I have remarked before, school life is like the seasons of the year. Every so often there is an exam mode. At the end of the year this is followed by graduation for the Year 12s with all that is implied by that step. Schools lose their leaders – not only in the ... Read More »

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