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Reflections & activities for 'Speaking up for the Land Down Under'

05 Feb 2018 | Clare Deignan

Activities and reflection questions for 'Speaking up for the Land Down Under' in the Autumn 2018 edition.


From big things, even bigger things may grow

05 Feb 2018 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

While the decade since the Apology to Australia’s Indigenous has not lived up to the historic event’s promise, hope for a better future continues.


Speaking up 
for the Land Down Under

05 Feb 2018 | Jemimah McMurray

Today it’s common practice to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the Land and publicly pay respect to elders past, present, and emerging. But when it comes to managing the environment, do we actually listen to them? 


Sneaky Jesus song – Grandmother's song

24 Jan 2018 | Michele Frankeni

A ‘Sneaky Jesus song’ may not be a religious tune, but that doesn’t stop it from being deeply spiritual. Our latest song features an all-female Aboriginal group from the Northern Territory.


Connecting teachers and students

01 Nov 2017 | Kate Mani

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.


Prayer blog: The Strength and Blessing of Indigenous Family Life

27 Jun 2017 | Australian Catholic Bishops

The following is an edited excerpt from the Pastoral Letter from the Australian Catholic Bishops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday 2017:

Just a few months ago an Aboriginal Elder in the Kimberley, well advanced in years and at that time in poor health, wrote a letter a few weeks before his death. It was written in copperplate style, in blue ink on thin note paper and was several pages long. His instructions were that the priest at his funeral might share the letter with the mourners in attendance at the church.


NAIDOC Week Resources

22 Mar 2017 | Staff

Australians across the country will celebrate NAIDOC week, from 2 to 9 July. Australian Catholics magazine has put together the following collection of articles, reflections and classroom resources to help educators celebrate NAIDOC Week in their schools. 


Prayer blog: Reconciliation balances guilt and hope

12 Feb 2017 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

Before the Apology to the Stolen Generations on 13 February 2008, many people canvassed the relative merits of symbolic reconciliation and practical reconciliation. Practical actions that will bear fruit demand listening with a humility born out of awareness of a destructive history, and taking time to listen and to build reconciliation, not simply to implement a policy. 


RE-cycled: Biodiversity and sustainability

30 Nov 2016 |

Year 3 students plant a biodiverse ‘Barramundi’ garden at St Finbar’s, East Brighton, VIC.


Reflection questions & activities for 'AC Classroom: Acknowledging our country’s traditional owners'

16 Nov 2016 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions and activities for ‘AC Classroom: Acknowledging our country’s traditional owners’ in the Christmas 2016 edition


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