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  • Sep 2002 '02

    Brisbane hosts 2002 relationship educators conference

    If nearly half of Australian marriage relationships end in divorce, why don’t we hear more about the half that do work and why? Successful marriages and good relationships will go under the spotlight when more than 200 relationships educators meet in Brisbane between 26th and 30th September 2002. The Marriage and Relationship Educators Association of…

  • Aug 2002 '02

    Statement regarding Bulletin (3/9/02) Nazareth House abuse claims

    In response to the article in “The Bulletin” (3/9/02) Complaints of abuse at Nazareth House Orphanage Father James Spence, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Brisbane, said today that the Archdiocese acknowledged with deep regret the distress felt by former residents of Nazareth House who filed statements of claim in the Supreme Court in 1999 against…

  • Aug 2002 '02

    National Migrant and Refugee Sunday

    On Sunday 25 August at 2pm at St Stephen’s Cathedral Brisbane, the ethnic community of Brisbane will celebrate National Migrant and Refugee Sunday 2002 at a multicultural Mass. More than 30 ethnic communications will be represented at the Mass. The celebration will begin with an entrance procession of representatives of ethnic communities wearing national dress….

  • Aug 2002 '02

    The Irish legacy in Queensland

    Ancient Irish traditions and their continuing influence in Queensland will be explored during an upcoming conference in Brisbane convened by the Queensland Irish Association and the Queensland Studies Centre, Griffith University. “Irish Ways, Queensland Days” will present recent research findings that transform our understanding of the Irish cultural legacy and its role in colonial and…

  • Jul 2002 '02

    Commission for Catholic Women to meet in Brisbane

    The Commission for Australian Catholic Women (CACW) will travel to Brisbane in early August to meet with the Catholic community from the Brisbane Archdiocese. The CACW, which is based in Canberra, has already held meetings in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth The meeting will be held at Riverglenn (near Nudgee Junior) at 70 Kate Street,…

  • Jul 2002 '02

    Centacare’s Children First – one of the world’s 12 best programs

    A Brisbane program designed to help children cope with the trauma of parental separation and divorce has been named one of the world’s twelve best education and group intervention programs. Centacare’s Children First program received the accolade as a result of a world research review on similar programs by the Australian Institute for Primary Care,…

  • Mar 2002 '02

    Australia’s Refugee Policy – Facts. Needs, Limits

    Two Australian Jesuits with wide experience of refugee issues will be principal speakers at a free seminar in Brisbane on next Friday, March 22, at the Holy Spirit Church, Harriet Street, Auchenflower (7.30pm – 9.30pm). Fr Mark Raper SJ, Director of UNIYA, the Jesuit Social Justice Centre in Sydney, and Fr Frank Brennan SJ, Associate…

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