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To what should we aspire?

August 04, 2018 Greg Doepel

‘Aspiration’ is the latest buzzword, the magic touchstone which will apparently give us entry into a golden age in which individual striving for wealth will solve all the problems of wide-spread inequality and disadvantage presently existing in a country once known as the land of ‘the fair go’ for all.

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Eye to eye, mind to mind, heart to heart

August 04, 2018 Karen Eastwood

I still smile to myself as I write Storyteller/Writer when responding to the occupation question on official forms but I am pleased to confirm, these days, it really is how I make a living. When I consider my ‘why’ for pursuing storytelling it comes down to three Cs: communication, creativity and connection.

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Embrace the sounds of silence

August 04, 2018 Julie Maguire

When I was a young mother back in the early 80s, I was given a special gift from my Mum. It was a silent weekend retreat. The unique value of that experience and opportunity stayed with me for the next 25 years until I was able to offer the same to others.

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Children floored by learning at St Nick’s

August 04, 2018 Tracey Edstein

General Operations Manager of St Nicholas Early Education, Kerri Armstrong, has been clear from the very beginning about the educational philosophy behind the St Nicholas adventure.

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St Bede’s is building a strong community

July 07, 2018 Amanda Skehan

New diocesan secondary school, St Bede’s Catholic College, Chisholm, hosted a Student Showcase Evening early in June.

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Holding the light for others

July 07, 2018 Comments Lee-Ann Wein

Question: What could a lay woman from the 12th century possibly have in common with a lay woman in 2018? Answer: A movement of women called Beguines.

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Change of era in Oz

July 07, 2018 Michael Kelly sj

In a revealing throwaway line, Pope Francis captured something that is true for the Church across the world but most especially for the Church in Australia. The pope described our time in the church and wider society as “not so much an era of change as a change of era”.

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Everyday holiness

July 07, 2018 Rev Dr Richard Lennan

“Holiness” has deep roots in the tradition of faith; it is the characteristic that the Bible and our liturgy apply most often to God. The tradition emphasises also that, through God, holiness is proper to us as well: “you shall be holy, for I am holy” (Lev 11:44).

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