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Mums’ Cottage is the place to be

May 07, 2019 Brooke Robinson

“Come on in, the water’s fine!” That was the first thing I heard as I opened the door to Mums’ Cottage in Holmesville.

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Perfect families do not exist

May 07, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

“Perfect families do not exist. This must not discourage us. Quite the opposite. Love is something we learn; love is something we live; love grows as it is 'forged' by the concrete situations which each particular family experience.”

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Would Jesus watch reality television?

May 07, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

Recently I was at a meeting that involved a priest who is a leading commentator on film and television or, if you like, ‘popular culture’. In a coffee break, following a chance remark by some bishop or church bureaucrat, our popular culture man began holding forth on the need for us all to be watching reality television in order to be in touch with the prevailing values in our society.

Next Steps: A Diocesan Memorial for those affected by child abuse IMAGE Aurora

Next Steps: A Diocesan Memorial for those affected by child abuse

May 07, 2019 Sean Tynan

On the evening of 27 March 2019, a memorial was dedicated to the survivors, victims and families of historical institutional child sexual abuse perpetrated at Marist Brothers High School Hamilton. The memorial’s context is unique - the particular institution to which it relates is no longer in existence, albeit that some of the physical structures remain.  The Marist Brothers are a religious order whose presence in the region has almost passed but whose historic presence is an intrinsic part of Diocesan history, for good and ill. 

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From the courtroom to the pulpit

May 04, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Graham Fullick shocked many people when he left the courtroom to become a man of the cloth – not least his father Greg Fullick.

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Former classmates a great network

April 15, 2019 Brittany Gonzalez

Justin Hales’ success story began when nostalgia for the family holidays of his youth in Kurri Kurri drove him to create an Airbnb-style online disruptor for the caravan holiday market. The idea came to him after he decided that buying a caravan to relive his family holidays was not a viable option.

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Fr Frank Brennan debunks myths

April 15, 2019 Todd Dagwell

"Spread a culture of tolerance and learn to engage respectfully with people who passionately disagree with you".

God’s light shines bright in Magdalene Award IMAGE Aurora

God’s light shines bright in Magdalene Award

April 15, 2019 Todd Dagwell

Lidy Waanders used to prefer keeping her good deeds quiet until she recalled the message of one of her favourite scripture passages – “don’t hide your light under a bushel when you are shining Christ’s light for others to see”.

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