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The walk of a lifetime

02 Nov 2020 | Ava Barrett

Miesje Blumer first considered a pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago half a century ago, after a suggestion from her parish priest. But it wasn’t until she was 70 years old that she decided to finally embark on the journey – travelling the distance on her own. One of our young writers speaks to her about her experience.

What Covid-19 has taught me

01 Nov 2020

All of us will remember 2020 as the year of COVID-19. We asked some of our young writers community to share what they have experienced this year and how they have grown.

From surviving to thriving

01 Nov 2020 | Hannah Kennelly

While this global pandemic evolves, a different plague of stress, anxiety and exhaustion can threaten to engulf our daily lives. Caring for your mental health has never been more critical. One of our young writers shares some ideas of things you can do to help cope in these times.

Learning about journalism

23 Aug 2020 | Alissa-Rose Probyn

Nine students joined us online for this year’s Australian Catholics Internship Program. During the week the students had the opportunity to hear from a number of guest speakers about the working life of journalists.

Where traditions come from

22 Aug 2020 | C. S. Kim

How well do you know the traditions around cake cutting for birthdays?

Who should we celebrate?

22 Aug 2020 | Ava Barratt

This Spring edition has been put together by a group of Year 10 and 11 students from Catholic schools around Australia. The students spent a week online with our editors, learning about media and publishing, while planning and writing articles for the magazine.

The theme of the edition is ‘Celebration’. The students have reflected on what the theme means to them, and in particular the sorts of stories they want to celebrate. Here, one of the students, Ava Barratt, reflects on what the theme means to her.

Grandfather’s piece

22 Aug 2020 | Olivia Vercoe

Music evokes cherished memories.

The street shredder

19 Aug 2020 | Will Olteanu

A story about the struggles of finding your way as a teenager in a small country town.

An invitation

18 Aug 2020 | Sophie Thompson

We are invited to celebrate our faith and the happiness God brings people.

The ingredients for a happy occasion

18 Aug 2020 | Teagan Brunner

Young writer Teagan Brunner talks with her aunt Gabby about her aunt's passion for, and the demands of, the cake business.











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