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‘I don’t think I could be fulfilled anywhere else’: Sr Mary Immanuel makes final profession of vows
Having recently made her final profession as a religious sister, Sr Mary Immanuel Blenkinsopp says that in religious life she has found the intimacy...Read more...
Vale Catharina Girdauskas (17/11/1932 – 7/7/2018)
By Fr John Girdauskas, parish priest of Burnie-Wynyard Parish. Catharina Maria (Kitty) Girdauskas was born in The Hague, Netherlands on the 17th...Read more...
Award-winning teacher in a class of her own
A Dominic College educator named Australia’s Teacher of the Year has been described as a passionate leader of learning. Jane Doyle is co-...Read more...
Vale Fr Peter Wood MSC
2/5/1941 – 29/8/2018 “Among all vocations, late or early, there are some who have an easy road to ordination and there are some for whom...Read more...
Elevated to archbishop 130 years ago, Tasmania’s pastor was a man of both science and faith
By Dr Nicholas Brodie 130 years ago this month the Pope changed Tasmania. On Friday 24 August 1888 a telegraphic message reached Launceston from Rome...Read more...
HERITAGE TREASURES
By Brian Andrews, Archdiocese of Hobart Heritage Officer. The elegant and refined St Canice’s Church, Sandy Bay, is a building whose stylistic...Read more...
St Jerome, priest, doctor. (Feast: September 30)
Though he was the son of Christian parents, Saint Jerome received baptism when he was nearly 20. The Church assigns to his patronage archaeologists,...Read more...
Tasmania takes action for Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion
Thousands of generous supporters, including parishes and school students across Tasmania, have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor...Read more...
Religious Education in Catholic Schools - Nurturing Pilgrims or Educating Tourists?
By Martin Tobin, Director of Catholic Identity & Evangelisation, Catholic Education Tasmania In reflecting upon my twenty-five years of teaching...Read more...
Campbell Town farewells Fr Seraph
Campbell Town parishioners will farewell Fr Seraph Balmadres later this month as he returns to the Philippines after being recalled by his new bishop...Read more...
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