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  • Students teach the faith
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on September 25, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Mathew Abrahim, William Buono, Michael Touma and Daniel Khoury, Year 10 students of Christian Brothers at Lewisham have discovered the truth of the saying that the best way to learn something is to teach it to someone else. The mates met with the students of Lewisham Public school as student catechists to share their Catholic The post Students teach the faith appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • St Michael’s marks 100
    by Debbie Cramsie on September 22, 2022 at 8:00 am

    In 1922, Pius XI was Pope; George V had been on the throne for 12 years; Billy Hughes was Australia’s Prime Minister and St Michael’s Parish Lane Cove opened its doors. One hundred years later, one of its former but most familiar parishioners dropped in to celebrate Mass and reminisce over old times as well The post St Michael’s marks 100 appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Modelling faith and service
    by Michael Kenny on September 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

    The Pope Francis Award program gaining strength in secondary schools Teachers and students have praised a popular faith-based service program which will be expanded to all Sydney Catholic Schools at the secondary level next year, saying it has helped nurture the students in their Catholic faith and strengthened ties between schools and parishes. Under the The post Modelling faith and service appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Standing Up for Respect in Schools
    by Debbie Cramsie on September 18, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Girls as young as 10 are being subjected to sexual harassment in Sydney schools and countless female teachers are leaving the profession due to the level of abuse they are suffering on a daily basis. And the stories are getting worse and the children are getting younger. Students are being threatened with rape and physical The post Standing Up for Respect in Schools appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Giving Back: The Power of Corporate Philanthropy
    by Debbie Cramsie on September 17, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Corporate philanthropy not only makes employees feel better about themselves and their business … it actually saves lives. Latest figures reveal it has continued to grow in Australia, achieving a record $1.16 billion last year on the back of increased contributions from industry sectors that defied the economic impact of COVID. Dominic Sullivan, a Director of The post Giving Back: The Power of Corporate Philanthropy appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Gentle prayer for lives lost
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on September 15, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Family members, friends and first responders gathered to pray for all who have lost their lives through suicide or misadventure over the past year at the Mention My Name memorial prayer service at St Mary’s Cathedral on 7 September. Bishop Terence Brady presided at the emotional service which is organised annually by Catholic Cemeteries + The post Gentle prayer for lives lost appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Inspiration for youth in a time of counterfeits
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on September 15, 2022 at 8:00 am

    In a week when a major sex scandal engulfed a top private Sydney school, speakers urge students not to fall for the toxic lies and myths foisted on young people about life, relationships Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP called on hundreds of Catholic senior students to resist the “deception” of carefully curated images of life and The post Inspiration for youth in a time of counterfeits appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Catholic Women’s Network aims at strengthening women in faith together
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on September 15, 2022 at 6:24 am

    The Archdiocese of Sydney is now home to the Catholic Women’s Network, an initiative of the Sydney Centre for Evangelisation to connect women with each other and with existing women’s ministries and to support them to develop their unique gifts for the Church and the world. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP launched the network on 13 The post Catholic Women’s Network aims at strengthening women in faith together appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • National Catholic Mens’ Gathering: A Time for Renewal Post Pandemic
    by Michael Kenny on September 14, 2022 at 11:00 am

    As Australia starts to resume large scale public gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the first in person National Catholic Mens’ Gathering in three years, hope it’s an opportunity for men of all ages to network and grow in their vocation as husbands and fathers alongside fellow men of faith. The post National Catholic Mens’ Gathering: A Time for Renewal Post Pandemic appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Couple’s hopes are high
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on September 13, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Parents forced to flee Uganda for their lives in 2017 appeal for help to be reunited with their children It’s been more than five years since Morris Mukasa and Teddy Nakalembe hugged their children, sang with them, dried their tears or tucked them into bed at night. Back then, their family and their work together The post Couple’s hopes are high appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.