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30 November 2014

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'Australian Catholics continues to show forth a freshness and creativity, something that requires talent and enthusiasm in production. In a western world that can seem to be growing weary of Christianity, we need magazines like Australian Catholics to continue to show the vitality of the Church in its people.'

Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ
Chair of the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education


'Australian Catholics provides a valuable link between the Church and everyday life for thousands of Catholics. It is the only Catholic magazine available for many Australian families today and as such it plays a vital role in the spread of Catholic values.'

Bob White,
Executive Administrator, Edmund Rice Education Australia


'Through Australian Catholics, I have had the experience of editing a magazine and learning how to put it all together. Australian Catholics has also given me the opportunity to interview guests live at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.'

Victoria Fogarty
ex-student, Star of the Sea College, Melbourne


'Thanks so much for the teacher’s notes that accompany each edition of the Australian Catholics magazine. I have used them in many lessons and my students love it.'

Anne McErvale
REC, Presentation College Windsor


'Australian Catholics is a way of introducing topical issues in a non-threatening, non-judgemental way. The Rockhampton Catholic Education Office has provided it for the schools in our diocese because we believe that it provides schools with stories that are both contemporary and thought provoking. We believe students will be exposed to religious issues in a way that stimulates and challenges them. We recommend Australian Catholics to all our schools as a way of ensuring that topics in religion and contemporary society are considered and discussed. We believe it provides a great stimulus for schools to consider social justice issues.'

Leesa Jeffcoat
Catholic Education, Diocese of Rockhampton


'Australian Catholics magazine is an excellent way for families in schools to stay in touch with relevant and contemporary issues concerning their faith. It is a well written magazine that provides excellent spiritual formation for the whole family.'

Br Paul Conn
Principal, Christian Brothers High School


'I loved the content of the last issue of Australian Catholics, "Sharing the Joy". It was fresh, unique and a lot of fun to read. I'm looking forward to the next issue and what they've got up their sleeves!'

Michaela Hillam
ignite Conference


'The Reflections and Notes for Australian Catholics magazine was excellent. We used them for our Year 12 Ethics: Relationships Unit.'

Ryan McBride
REC, Killester College, Springvale


'Australian Catholics provides a variety of contemporary stories which are very relevant to students, families and staff. It engages students in contributing to articles and the topics are insightful and accessible for all faith levels.  The Sandhurst Catholic Education Office has provided it for the schools in our Diocese because we believe that it is a significant contributor to the invitation to faith for families and staff. We recommend Australian Catholics to all schools as a means of building the dialogue between faith and life within the school, parish and broader community.'

Ms Philomena Billington
Director, Catholic Education, Diocese of Sandhurst





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