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Sisters bring Tenison Woods to life

October 04, 2019 Sr Jan Tranter RSJ

Father Julian Tenison Woods left an indelible mark on Australian life, most notably education, and as 7 October marks the 130th anniversary of his death, it is fitting to recall some of his ground-breaking work.

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Rare books recall our social history

October 04, 2019 Todd Dagwell

In February 1840, 58 French Canadian exiles arrived in Sydney Harbour on the verge of death having been beaten, starved and denied water during a cruel and vicious voyage.

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At peace in the presence of God

October 04, 2019 Melinda Rego

Attending services at the Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby, is unlike any other experience. When you are there you are made to feel like family. Even those who have attended just one service have reported the same thing.

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Life goes full circle

October 04, 2019 Mark Toohey

You want to make a difference in the world but can’t leave home? You too can be “extraordinary-ordinary” like Margaret.

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Bouncing forward to counter tough times

October 04, 2019 Tanya Russell

Q I used to consider myself as someone who could cope with anything, but lately I just feel exhausted by all of the negative events that have happened around me. How do I solve some of my current issues with strength and bounce back to the strong person I used to be?

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A slice of nutrition — vegetable lasagne

October 04, 2019 Brooke Robinson

The Taree Community Kitchen has enjoyed the support of St Clare’s High School, Taree for the past three years. 

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Opening Doors: a seeker’s reflections on the rooms of Christian living

October 04, 2019 Alexander Foster

Kevin Treston says Opening Doors is for “seekers” – those “who are searching to reconcile their faith”, but I would suggest anyone who views organised religion as “the other” could benefit from its teachings.

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As the warmth returns

September 06, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

September is a great month. Shivering in single digit temperatures and blustery winds in August, I found myself several times assuring newcomers to the country that ‘It won’t last much longer’.

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