St Dominic’s Centre, Mayfield, Year 8 student Jacqueline Loss requires unique needs for her schooling. She had leukaemia when she was two years old, which led to other health issues, including moderate cognitive disability and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, which is a complex, rare, and severe childhood-onset epilepsy.
In what’s been described as a “miracle” the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has incredibly overcome near-extinction at the hands of Joseph Stalin during World War II to show God is faithful and it is possible to rebuild from seemingly nothing.
Students at San Clemente High School, Mayfield were privileged on Thursday 27 February to be part of the launch of Project Compassion and thanks to a special visitor learn about fighting discrimination.
Inspired by the story of Catherine McAuley and the “walking nuns” of 19th century Dublin who refused to be cloistered away from the needy, Hamilton parish priest Monsignor Allan Hart encouraged the Sisters of Mercy in Newcastle to hit the pavement and do the same in 1997.