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The heavens proclaim ...

September 07, 2020 Bishop Bill Wright

For a long time in this country, there was pretty much a Catholic everything.

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Let's be frank

September 08, 2020 Kevin Corrigan

Cardinal Bergoglio arrived in Rome in early March 2013 with all the other cardinals to engage in a process of prayer and discussions and then vote to select the new pope to lead the Catholic Church.

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Help create happier communities

September 08, 2020 Elizabeth Snedden

Child abuse and neglect is one of Australia’s most significant social problems. The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) says tens of thousands of children are abused or neglected each year. Now, on the eve of Child Protection Week (6-12 September), it has amped-up its request for the community to help put a stop to it.

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Attractive prospect awaits

September 08, 2020 Lawrie Hallinan

Many of us are now making the most of any opportunity to leave our home-based COVID-19 social isolation and enjoy fresh air, sunshine, and the sense of space outdoors.

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Muddy knees and climbing trees

September 10, 2020 Kerri Armstrong

Reggio Emilia-informed contemporary theories and research hold the environment as the “third teacher” behind families and educators.

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Perpetual Day of Remembrance

September 14, 2020 Louise Gannon rsj, Maureen O'Hearn

The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle marks the Perpetual Day of Remembrance on 15 September. This day came about following the launch of Lina’s Project in 2017, a survivor-led event the Diocese facilitated and which can still be viewed on YouTube.

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School sews stewardship seeds

September 15, 2020 Lizzie Watkin

For students at St Mary's Catholic College, Gateshead, celebrating the glory of creation is not limited to September.

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Food Talk

September 16, 2020 Lizzie Watkin

Looking out the window of the kitchen at St Joseph’s High School, Aberdeen, is a sight to behold.

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Friends in need

September 21, 2020 Kelly Pavan

We do not need academic evidence to realise that COVID-19 isolation resulting from quarantine, community restrictions, and social distancing, is triggering mental health challenges.

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Shelter from the storm

September 21, 2020 Todd Dagwell

Jess Storey always planned to live on her own, but the cost of the private rental market left her needing a more affordable arrangement.

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From little things, big things grow

September 22, 2020 Belinda Huntriss

Hundreds of years ago, wetlands in the Hunter region abounded with flora and fauna.

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Waste not, want not

September 24, 2020 Elizabeth Snedden

Limp broccoli, bruised bananas, spoiled meat, or a half-eaten sandwich. Have you ever paused to consider how much food you waste? Data revealed in the Federal Government's National Baseline reports Australians waste, on average, an astonishing 298kg of food per year, per person.

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The Lorax by Dr Seuss

September 29, 2020 Year 5/6, St James' Primary School, Muswellbrook

A few pages into the The Lorax the colourful illustrations transport you into a fictional world filled with “Truffula Trees” that provide shade for the “Brown bar-ba-loots” that play underneath, and where “Swomee-Swans” sing and “Humming Fish” hum.

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Change is going to come

September 29, 2020 Brittany Gonzalez

Alison Penfold is a former student of St Clare’s High School, Taree.

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All too much, after a fashion

September 30, 2020 Darrell Croker

The Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed on 24 April 2013 killing 1,134 workers who formed part of the supply chain for “fast fashion”. It was a heartbreaking reminder of the human cost of cheap labour satiating the demand for more clothes.

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