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  • Breakfast with Professor John Fraser

    8 November 2021

    Professor Fraser shares some key insights about what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about medical emergencies, and how our medical professionals responded.

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  • Thank you for supporting the Ipswich Catholic Community

    14 May 2021

    Thank you for your kind donation! This gift is not tax-deductible.

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  • John Anderson AO

    Faith in politics: The Honourable John Anderson AO provides an insight into issues within the political sphere and our secular society

    22 March 2021

    Mr Anderson spent 19 years in the Australian Parliament including six years as Leader of the National Party and Deputy Prime Minster. He is known as a man of simple Christian faith and speaks on topics such as civic freedoms, global food security, modern slavery and the economy. Watch the video here: Questions from members:…

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  • Helping children like Kirra find joy

    5 January 2021

    Have you ever found yourself smiling along to a child’s laughter, even when you have no idea what the joke is? It’s the strangest thing, but there are few things as uplifting as the spontaneous laughter of a child. That uninhibited, right from the tummy sound that you just can’t get annoyed at (even if…

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  • What happens in a seminary?

    5 January 2021

    “What exactly happens in a Seminary?” This question is often asked when people meet Monsignor John Grace, Rector of Holy Spirit Seminary, Banyo. Monsignor is always happy to answer – and his response is always a joyful one. “It is a lively place, full of activity and a daily adventure for staff and students. Sometimes…

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  • Domestic and family Violence is not the end of their story

    5 January 2021

    Imagine the joy of being newly married and expecting your first child. Leanne found herself in that euphoric place, but it was then that the violence first began. She was four months pregnant the first time her husband knocked her into the wall, repeatedly. And all the hope for a joyful future was knocked out…

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  • Thank you for keeping families in crisis safe

    9 October 2020

    For most of us, the idea of being homeless is inconceivable. With friends, support networks and families to catch us when we fall, we know that should the worst happen, we have a safety net of loved ones in place. But for thousands of people in our local community the loss of security, the fear of…

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  • Student helped through the MacKillop Fund

    Never see a need without doing something about it

    28 July 2020

    At the heart of Mary MacKillop’s vocation was the belief that every child deserves a faith-based education – especially those children from families living in hardship. 2020 has been a turbulent year for many students and families, but for one little girl it has been a year filled with the love and support of her…

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  • Adrian and Ann at cheque presentation

    Giving to ensure a bright future for students at St James College

    16 July 2020

    St James College Old Boy, Adrian Di Marco is passionate about supporting disadvantaged students to attend the College. When asked what drives his philanthropy to the school, Adrian said, “A quality education and the support of teachers and staff at St James made a tremendous difference in my own life. Education is one way to…

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  • Archbishop Coleridge

    Looking forward: Archbishop Coleridge shares his hopes and plans for the Archdiocese of Brisbane

    16 March 2020

    Looking back across nearly eight years as Archbishop of Brisbane, His Grace provides a timely insight into his own journey as well as a ‘state of the union’ update on the Church in our archdiocese. Archbishop Mark also provided an insight into the social impact the Archdiocese has in our local communities: Archdiocese of Brisbane…

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