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Dec 2018 '18
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Giving a child a future

A child from a family in crisis, who can only dream of a Catholic education, has had their prayer answered, thanks to your faith in her potential. Sitting in her classroom, Vanessa's* eyes light up and a huge grin spreads...
Nov 2018 '18
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A new phase of ministry

Over the decades, priests show their faithful dedication to their vocation and the teaching of Jesus and His saving mission. These men of God have travelled with us and our families for generations and are grateful to be...
Nov 2018 '18
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Memory Cafes support people living with dementia and families

Cathie and Phil's story reads like one long love story. They met when Cathie was 14, only a few years out from her native Scotland and have been together ever since. They've two children and three beautiful grandchildren...
Nov 2018 '18
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Ordination into the priesthood

True friends share everything - even the emotional day they are ordained priests. Fr Thomas Zaranski and Fr Damien Everitt first met in 2015 as seminarians at Holy Spirit Seminary, Banyo. They took their friendship to the...
Nov 2018 '18
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Meet new deacons Joshua Whitehead and Thomas Duncan

Prayer, study, reflect, work, serve. After a journey that has spanned six years, Joshua Whitehead and Thomas Duncan have been ordained deacons. Surrounded by family, friends, clergy and supporters Deacons Joshua and Thomas...
Nov 2018 '18
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Your gift honours priests in retirement

Jesus entrusted us with the task of caring for the poorest and most vulnerable among us and spreading the Good News of the Gospel. Thank you for answering that call through your gift to the Annual Catholic Campaign, which...
Nov 2018 '18
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Your gift is the answer to a child

A child whose family is in crisis and can only dream of a Catholic education has had their prayers answered, thanks to your faithful gift to the Annual Catholic Campaign. The Mary MacKillop Catholic School Access Fund is one...
Nov 2018 '18
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Thank you for educating our priests of tomorrow

Your kind support of the Annual Catholic Campaign will help to train the next generation of priests for our parishes. You've been wonderfully generous in your support of Holy Spirit Seminary through the Annual Catholic...
Nov 2018 '18
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Thank you for giving hope to our most vulnerable neighbours

Through the Annual Catholic Campaign, you are giving hope to our most vulnerable neighbours. The Annual Catholic Campaign which funds vital works of the Church in our local communities, including Centacare. The team of...
Oct 2018 '18
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Li Cunxin, Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin shared his journey from poverty to a world-famous artist and contemporary Australian icon at the ACP luncheon on 20 September 2018. "Seize the opportunities life has to offer you. Have determination and courage to...
Sep 2018 '18
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The beauty and suffering of Cambodia with Bishop Kike

The Assembly of Catholic Professionals was honoured to share an impossible story of beauty and suffering with the man they call Cambodia's Bishop of the Wheelchairs, His Excellency Bishop Enrique Figaredo Alvargonzalez...
Aug 2018 '18
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Help Centacare support our most vulnerable neighbours

Through the Annual Catholic Campaign, you can help Centacare provide hope for our most vulnerable neighbours. The Annual Catholic Campaign which funds vital works of the Church in our local communities, including Centacare...
Aug 2018 '18
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Help train the next generation of priests

In years past you've been wonderfully generous and supported the Annual Catholic Campaign. May we build upon these achievements so that the Archdiocese can continue to demonstrate God's compassion is tangible and near at...
Aug 2018 '18
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Your gift is the answer to a child's prayer

The Mary MacKillop Catholic School Access Fund is one of the vital agencies supported by the Annual Catholic Campaign. Will you help children from families in crisis who dream of a Catholic education? CARE FOR CHILDREN WHOSE...
Aug 2018 '18
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Support for elderly and unwell priests

Jesus entrusted us with the task of caring for the poorest and most vulnerable among us and spreading the Good News of the Gospel. Here in South East Queensland one of the ways we answer that call is through the Annual...
May 2018 '18
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Financial life lessons with Noel Whittaker AM

It was an honour to welcome Noel Whittaker AM to the Assembly of Catholic Professionals event in March. Noel generously shared his personal life story including the lessons he has personally taken from his successes as well...
May 2018 '18
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Seven new seminarians in 2018

There's nothing like the promise of new beginnings to inspire us all. It's a delight to introduce the men who have just begun their first year at Holy Spirit Seminary at Banyo (pictured l-r): William Brennan, Thomas Popovic...
Apr 2018 '18
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Bursaries for St Jimmies College

From the desk of Gerry Crooks, Principal, St Jimmies College "One of the time-honoured traditions at St James College is to touch the school crest on your way into the school grounds each morning. As the principal, I watch...
Mar 2018 '18
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St James College Bursary Fund Giving Form

Thank you for supporting the St James College Bursary Fund Gifts over $2 are tax deductible. The post St James College Bursary Fund Giving Form appeared first on Catholic Foundation - Archdiocese of Brisbane .
Mar 2018 '18
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Catholic school gives hope to children in need

In a world where others want so much, 5-year-old Philip is fascinated with one thing: his brand new school bag! The thought of going to school gives Philip so much joy, he jumps out of bed on a Monday morning. He's excited...
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