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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.


Faith Matters – Inspiration

28 May 2019 | Brendan Nicholls

Despite challenges the mission of the church remains. Indeed the Holy Spirit always guides us so that justice, vitality and new ways come from times of challenge.


Catholic Teacher blog: Queen's Birthday

28 May 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

As Queen's Birthday weekend nears it is right to acknowledge that at a time when the conduct of public life has become increasing fractious and egocentric heads of state who are a model of dignity and of moderation are a blessing.


Catholic Teacher blog: Stories of homelessness

27 May 2019

It can be frighteningly easy to slip into homelessness – a job loss, sickness, family breakdown or shortage of affordable housing can all be factors. Three people tell their stories.


Catholic Teacher blog: Saying sorry

14 May 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

May 27 to 3 June is a week-long commemoration of significant events in the encounter between Indigenous people and later arrivals in Australia.


Catholic Teacher: Planning our youth edition

14 May 2019 | Michael McVeigh

Six students from Catholic schools around Melbourne have been hard at work this week planning articles for the Spring edition and learning about publishing on our media internship program.


Faith Matters – Christus Vivit!

07 May 2019 | Brendan Nicholls

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation: Christus Vivit – Christ is Alive has some beautiful teachings for young people that are worth noting, says Brendan Nicholls.


Catholic Teacher blog: Days of diversity

06 May 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

Three days have been set aside in May to celebrate diversity in various forms –  Day of Bees (21 May), Day of Cultural Diversity (22 May) and Day of Biological Diversity (23 May).


Catholic education a force for social harmony

01 May 2019 | Australian Catholic University

Free – yet accountable – Catholic education remains a powerful catalyst for social harmony according to a visiting expert in international and human rights law.


Thanking our mothers

30 Apr 2019 | Fr Andrew Hamilton

Mother's Day gives us the opportunity to thank our mothers and to reflect on the distinctive contribution that mothers make to society through their care of their children. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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