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Illegal dumping at Vinnies

February 02, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Prosthetic limbs, ashes, false teeth, alive and dead animals, rotting meat and a shark’s carcass are just some of the strange and unpalatable items Hunter Valley St Vincent de Paul volunteers have had to contend with recently in their charity bins. 

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New Vinnies opens in Scone

February 02, 2019 Todd Dagwell

After a five year search St Vincent de Paul has found the ideal location for its new shop in Scone - and now begins the hunt for volunteers to help run it. 

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Don’t delay - Plenary submissions close soon

February 02, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Time is running out for submissions to be made for the Plenary Council.

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Book Giveaway

February 02, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Aurora is giving away a beautiful prayer journal called Vox Dei, which means ‘God’s Voice’ in Latin.

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The lens through which we view the world

February 02, 2019 Emma Clark

Nowadays if you were to define the word "deacon" you would immediately think of the church, ordination, and in the Catholic Church, a man. Go back 2,000 years ago and the word had a much broader meaning.

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Short term pain making a difference for others

February 02, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Craig Stevenson, Head of Technology Services for the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, has just bought a bike and is riding 1,000 kilometres for a very worthy cause.

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Meet a Kurri Kurri historian

February 02, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Kurri Kurri historian Brian Andrews has written over 170 historical texts but his latest book has unearthed some distinctly Catholic scandal.

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Salmon, Asparagus and Spec Summer Salad

February 02, 2019 Bartholomew Connors

This is a constant visitor to our dinner table and is always welcomed. It’s something both the adults and kids love, and is healthy and easy.

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