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Soup and solidarity

05 Feb 2018 | Kate Mani

Soup vanFor Vinnies volunteers, their time on the soup van is as much about the conversation and company as it is about the food that's shared. 


Prophetic Australian Catholic women

05 Feb 2018 | Tatiana Kurniawan

Glass icon dedicated to Sr Irene McCormackMost people know of Australia’s first saint Mary MacKillop, but there are other Australian Catholic women who have also lived prophetic lives. We asked one of our young writers, Tatiana Kurniawan, to share some of their stories.


Olivia keeps on swimming

05 Feb 2018 | Emilie Ng

Olivia HargroderYoung Australian of the Year nominee Olivia Hargroder is talented, determined and a fierce advocate for Australians with Down Syndrome. 


2018 Young Journalist Award: Voices of hope

05 Feb 2018 |

Young Journalist Award logoWith the support of Australian Catholic University, Australian Catholics is giving students in Catholic schools around the country the opportunity to get their writing published and win great prizes in our 2018 Young Journalist Award. 


Reflection questions & activities for 'Young but mighty'

08 Nov 2017 |

Reflection questions & activities for 'Young but mighty' in the Summer 2017-18 edition. 


Young but mighty: One student helps thousands of homeless

01 Nov 2017 | Clare Deignan

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.


Slavery’s continued impact

01 Nov 2017 | Kate Mani

Australians are shocked when they discover slavery still exists today even in their home country, says Sr Stancea Vichie MSS.


Escaping the poverty trap

01 Nov 2017 | Jemimah McMurray

Thérèse Nichols is co-founder and director of OnePlate, an Australian charity that partners hospitality industry to alleviate child hunger through sustainable food projects. She is one of the special guest speakers at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival from 7 – 9 December in Sydney. 

 


Prayer blog: Eradication of Poverty Day

15 Oct 2017 | Andy Hamilton SJ

We usually think of poverty as something that afflicts third world nations. But it is also present in Australia – shamefully so, in a nation of great wealth. We can see its effects in the lives of Indigenous Australians, with their poorer life expectancy income and educational opportunities, and greater likelihood of addiction, hospitalisation and jailing.


Celebrities who brought communities together

09 Aug 2017 | Morgan Triskelidis

Celebrity culture’s not always ideal, but sometimes I’ve found myself drawn into causes after they’ve been highlighted by someone famous.


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