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Horses for courses

September 05, 2021 Alexander Foster

The symbiotic relationship between a horse and a human is longstanding and unique, dating back thousands of years. According to clinical resource therapist, Brenda Tanner of Equine Encounters Australia, "predator and prey, fight and flight, natural instincts and learnt behaviours" must be suspended for the two species to build trust in one another.

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Bee the change

August 18, 2021 Alexander Foster

The devastating bushfires of 2020 and extensive flooding of 2021 left Australian landscapes bruised, battered, and burned. Unfortunately, these events also caused the loss of hundreds of billions of natural plant pollinators like birds and insects.

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Tracking change overtime

August 17, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

In 2004 Conor Ashleigh studied Year 11 at St Francis Xavier College, Hamilton, when he took part in a school immersion trip to Cambodia. It was an experience that brought together many Catholic social teachings he learned during his formative schooling years and as part of his upbringing in a 'strong Catholic family'.

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Humanitarian Goals

August 16, 2021 David McGovern

As a child growing up in Argentina, Pope Francis did what many other lads his age did when playing their favourite sport of soccer – they made do.

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Gate to Plate at St Joseph’s Taree

August 14, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

St Joseph’s Primary School, Taree has a cooking program called Gate to Plate. 

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Delivered to Country

August 13, 2021 Liz Baker

During this year’s NAIDOC Week (4-11 July), Australia Post unveiled new parcel packaging that includes a dedicated space for the inclusion of traditional Aboriginal place names.

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Steps towards sustainability

August 12, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

As one of the largest organisations in the region, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is in a unique position to lead by example.

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Out of Africa

August 03, 2021 Liz Baker

Born in Nigeria into a devout Catholic family, Fr Camillus Chinenye Nwahia attended daily Mass with his mother. This seed, nurtured over time and continents, eventually led him to a rewarding position as a Catholic chaplain at the University of Newcastle and as the assistant priest of Holy Trinity, Blackbutt North.

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