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The twelve days of Christmas hope challenge

26 Oct 2014 | Clare Deignan

As Christians, hopefulness is not about walking through the world with rose coloured glasses, but believing that God will be with us no matter what trials we face. However, being a hopeful person is a bit of a workout. Here are 12 exercises that you can practice over 12 days this Christmas season, to keep your hope ‘muscles’ strong.


Sharing the Christmas joy

26 Oct 2014 | Michael McVeigh

Millions of children across Australia will wake up to stockings full of presents on Christmas morning this year. But while Santa might be delivering these presents via the North Pole, how much thought do we put into where the presents are being manufactured in the first place?


Miracles small and large

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26 Oct 2014 | John Coleman

Thousands of people make pilgrimages to sacred sites each year, hoping for intercession to help them through an illness or difficulty, or a connection with something beyond the mundane world. John Coleman shares his experiences visiting three Marian shrines.


Make sure your school has an AC+ subscription for 2015

26 Oct 2014

Order your AC+ subscription for 2015 now to ensure you continue to be able to access our archive of stories and classroom resources. 


‘Just doing a job'

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26 Jul 2014 | Emily Maney

Police officers continuously carry out incredible, heroic acts. When faced with a natural disaster, we count on them to show us the way and get us, as a community, out of danger.


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. 


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