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Universal Children's Day - 20th November

 |  19 November 2018

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Home truths: Choirs of angels

Getting a gig at the parish for a new choir isn’t always easy. Sometimes you have to start as the undercard.

Opening God's mercy to all children

Preparing children for their first reconciliation is a big responsibility at any Catholic school or parish. But St Lucy’s Catholic Primary School has a special job: preparing children with disabilities for the sacrament.

Finding the beat

Content exclusive to AC+ subscribers: There is a series of moments in a parent’s life when their child presents as a person in his or her own right. Like when their son or daughter learns to say ‘no’ or expresses a preference for something, or displays behaviour that has not been taught or modelled.

Home truths: Mass with the bare essentials

Content exclusive to AC+ subscribers: I long to see the day where I sail into 9am Mass with six children all clean and combed in their Sunday bests. I’ve always yearned for people to describe my children as ‘well turned out’.

A cabbage patch for kids

Content exclusive to AC+ subscribers: A school in Western Australia is changing the way kids think about food. There, teachers and parents aren’t wagging their fingers, reminding kids to eat their fruits and veggies. They don’t have to. 

Connecting teachers and students

An education initiative between Townsville Catholic Education and James Cook University is listening to young Aboriginal and Torrens Strait Islander voices about what makes an effective classroom.

Young but mighty: One student helps thousands of homeless

A fluffy pillow, a warm blanket, a fresh towel and a toothbrush – these are just a list of everyday items that most of us take for granted. But Year 7 student at Sacred Heart College in Sorrento, WA, Vincent Pettinicchio knows to those sleeping rough, a few simple objects can make all the difference.

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