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A positive path to success

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26 Jul 2014 | Madeleine Kuyken

Sarah Wall has overcome injury and setbacks to become a successful netballer. We spoke to the Sydney Swifts player about the courage it takes to be a professional sportsperson.


AC Classroom: Turia Pitt’s inspiration to live

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26 Jul 2014 | Emily Maney

In September 2011, Turia Pitt participated in the 100km marathon in the Kimberly in Western Australia. Little did she, or the other competitors, know that a raging bush fire would cut their race short. 


The value of a life

28 May 2014 | Clare Deignan

A disability acquired as an infant has shaped Angela Moore’s life in many different ways. Growing up with Angela also had a big impact on her sister, Michelle McIntosh. Angela is now inspiring students as a teacher, while Michelle is doing medical research to help save the lives of women in Africa.


Serving ‘God’s nobility’

28 May 2014 | Sr Anne Taylor RSC

From the outset, the Sisters of Charity have sought to serve the poor and marginalised above all others. As they celebrate 175 years in Australia, we look at how that vow of service has sown the seeds of many different ministries over the years.


Fair play for all

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28 May 2014 | Yazmine Lomax

Sporting super events like the FIFA World Cup and Olympic games are typically associated with the ideals of cooperation, fair play, and equality. The international hand of friendship is extended across oceans and continents in extravagant celebrations of athletic talent. But with Brazil about to take centre stage for the World Cup, a different picture is emerging of the impact of these events on marginalised communities. 


Laughing in church

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03 Mar 2014 | Fr James Martin SJ

Fr James Martin SJ explores when it's okay to have a chuckle at Mass.


AC Classroom: The Stations of the Resurrection

03 Mar 2014 |

The Stations of the Cross is a long-held Easter devotion in Catholic communities, a way of journeying with Christ through his suffering and crucifixion.


Letting your light shine

08 Jan 2014 | Aoife Connors

The first-ever Australian Catholic Youth Festival proved a roaring success - with an emphasis on the 'roaring'.


A Hail Mary away from victory

08 Jan 2014 | Gavin Abraham

 Can sport be used to get children excited about religion? A group of teachers in New South Wales decided to find out.


The recipe for a thriving parish

08 Jan 2014 | Clare Deignan

With the election of Pope Francis, parish priests have noticed an increase in Mass attendance. After decades of waning attendance numbers, this news is heartening, but keeping parishioners returning week after week based on papal enthusiasm could prove to be difficult. So what's a parish to do? 


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