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Breathing with God

09 Nov 2018 | Thea Kurniawan

Bringing together music, scripture and meditative repetition, Taizé prayers have become more popular in recent years, particularly among younger Catholics.

2015 – Confirmation: Discovering God for yourself

17 Sep 2018 | Various

Confirmation is our chance to make our own choice to follow God. It’s where we receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit and become fully part of the Catholic community. We asked some of our young writers to look back on their confirmation, and what it meant for them

Young Journalist Award winners 2018

22 Aug 2018

Voices of hopeMore than 700 students entered this year's Young Journalist Award and found there is 'hope for the future'.

Changing the Tasmanian view of pregnancy and infant loss

22 Aug 2018

The winner of the Intermediate Section of the 2018 Young Journalist Award looked at the Tasmanian Bears of Hope Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support program.

A wheel inspiration – Liesl Tesch

22 Aug 2018 | Phoebe Sheridan

St Joseph's College student Phoebe Sheridan was runner-up in the Intermediate Section with her profile of Paralympian and politician Liesl Tesch.

Soccer, sleepout, action

22 Aug 2018 | Ryan Murdoch

Ryan Murdoch won the Young Journalist Award Junior Section with his profile of The Gap Parish priest.

Shaun Spence: an everyday inspiration

22 Aug 2018 | Holly Burfitt

The Young Journalist Award Junior Section runner-up was Holly Burfitt for her profile of rugby league commentator and community engagement manager, Shaun Spence.

Voice of hope

22 Aug 2018 | Debora Belay

Debora Belay received an honourable mention in the Intermediate section of the Young Journalist Award for her profile of a former refugee, who now works at Mercy Community Health.

Gippsland young veterans

22 Aug 2018 | Georgia Vahland

Georgia Vahland received an honourable mention in the Young Journalist Award Junior section for her article on a Gippsland young veterans program.

The church as a sanctuary

20 Aug 2018 | Brenna Dempsey

Brenna DempseyThe Church can mean different things at different points in our lives. A recent Catholic school graduate reflects on a trip to Europe where she discovered something new about the faith she’d grown up with.











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