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Faith Matters – Neighbours

16 Jul 2019 | Brendan Nicholls

We, as individuals, communities and as a nation, would do well to reflect on the Gospel reading of The Good Samaritan in the context of refugees and asylum seekers.


Spirituality Prayer Day Walk

25 Jun 2019 | Maureen Stella

Maureen Stella, St John's Catholic Primary School, Heidelberg, reflects on taking part in a Spirituality Prayer Day Walk.


Faith Matters – Time to relax

25 Jun 2019 | Brendan Nicholls

The mid-year school holidays is a time for students and teachers to rest and relax.


Catholic Teacher blog: NAIDOC Week 2019

17 Jun 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

NAIDOC Week emerged from the recognition by Indigenous Australians that they were neglected and not listened to, and from their determination to change things.


Catholic Teacher blog: The decay of the land

11 Jun 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. The UN World Day to Combat Desertification will be held on 17 June.


Giving children hope

05 Jun 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

Each year on 12 June, the World Day Against Child Labour brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them. The theme for 2019 is ‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!’


Catholic Teacher blog: Stand with refugees

04 Jun 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

Refugees are not a number nor a problem but are persons, each of whom is precious, each of whom has a story, each of whom makes a claim on us as fellow human beings.


Australian schools give generously to Project Compassion

04 Jun 2019 | Caritas Australia

All around the country, schools, parishes and communities have given generously to Caritas Australia through its Annual Lenten fundraising campaign, Project Compassion.


Faith Matters – Arctic

04 Jun 2019 | Brendan Nicholls

Our seasons are a reminder that nothing is permanent and that we need to adapt and enjoy change. The true test of this ability is to have the courage to rug up and walk straight out into the storm with excitement and a sense of joy.


What should Australians know about refugees

04 Jun 2019

Australian Catholics journalist interns recently recorded a podcast interview with Agum from the Jesuit Social Services Just Voices Speakers Program. Agum arrived in Australia in 2008, after fleeing from Sudan as a refugee when she was a child.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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