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Catholic Teacher: Faith formation resources for Term Three 2021

22 July 2021

Here’s what we have in store for you in Catholic Teacher in Term Two.  

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Faith Matters – Sneaky Jesus

Brendan Nicholls 20 July 2021

Jesus is sneaky because though he told us who he was, he continues to hide in plain sight.

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Do you want fries with that?

Teagan Brunner 13 July 2021

Working at a fast food outlet is a good way to get to know people, as well as providing a never-ending source of interesting stories.

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The love that binds

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ 13 July 2021

In Pope Francis’ Catholic vision, the aged should not be regarded and treated as if they are dispensable, but rather have a place of honour.

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Honouring the young

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ 12 July 2021

Before young people can grow in the self-confidence necessary to gain the skills and the qualities that will help them to find employment, we need to focus on building relationships based in respect.

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Greener environment helps young children learn better: Study

ACU 17 June 2021

Greenery around primary schools may boost academic performance in young children while exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be detrimental, a new ACU study reveals.

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Euthanasia discussion resources

Staff 16 June 2021

Euthanasia in important topic for students studying religion and society to explore in the classroom. We have sourced a number of articles that might help senior students engage with different perspectives on this issue. 

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Freedom from fear

20 May 2021

This year Pentecost Sunday is celebrated in the Catholic Church on the day before the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians. Both feasts recall events that freed Christians from fear. 

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A ‘cannon ball’ moment

18 May 2021

The trajectory of one cannon ball altered the direction of the Catholic Church, and its effects are still being felt 500 years later.

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Truth in communication

13 May 2021

This World Communications Day (16 May), is the time to reflect on the fact it’s what we say, rather than the platform we say it on, that is important.

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The environment for change

4 May 2021

Care for the environment is, at its heart, a religious duty. It is part of doing God's will to make our world one in which people can flourish.

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Feast of St Joseph the Worker

28 April 2021

Pope Francis has dedicated this year to St Joseph. He did so after he saw how much pressure coronavirus put on many families through anxiety, unemployment and fractured relationships. He emphasises St Joseph’s role as father of his family.

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