Newsletter Subscribe
Australian Catholics Subscribe

Profiles


If there are more than 100 matches, only the first 100 are displayed here.

Men of God in their midst

29 Jan 2015 | Michael McVeigh

Father Morgan Batt is a chaplain, commonly known as a padre, with the Australian Defence Force. His ministry has taken him into global hotspots such as East Timor and Iraq, where his role involves being with the men and women soldiers wherever they are – whether it’s in camp or on patrol in hostile environments.


Did we learn nothing?

29 Jan 2015 | Clare Deignan

Eleven years after Donna Mulhearn first went to Iraq as a human shield, she is still working tirelessly for peace. It was the Prayer of St Francis that inspired Donna to travel to Iraq in 2003. Over the last decade her commitment to live the Prayer of St Francis has brought her to Iraq five times, as well as other war‑torn regions. As Australia returns its military forces to Iraq, Australian Catholics spoke to Donna about the situation in the country today.


Online exclusive: Born into conflict

29 Jan 2015 |

The Sri Lankan Civil War lasted 26 years and devastated the country, killing nearly 100,000 people. One teenager who survived is Nakulan*, now 15 years old and studying at a De La Salle Brothers vocational training program, Colombo.


Finding a way through

26 Oct 2014 | Clare Deignan

Across Australia, 3 million people are living with anxiety and depression. It’s a difficult road to walk, not just for sufferers, but also their family and friends. Graham has lived with anxiety and depression for more than a decade. He shares his story with Australian Catholics.


The long walk to spiritual freedom

26 Oct 2014 | Catherine Marshall

The darkest period of her life was a starting point for Joanna Thyer’s spiritual journey.


Bravery without borders

26 Jul 2014 | Madeline Kelly

There are different kinds of bravery, but few of us will ever have to muster the courage to flee our home and make a treacherous journey across the ocean in search of safety. Yet that's a decision that has confronted all of the people Sister Brigid Arthur encounters through the Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project.


Portraits of war

26 Jul 2014 | Sinead Goodfellow

Photojournalist Michael Coyne describes himself as a 'coward', but it hasn't stopped him plying his trade in some of the most dangerous places in the world. Sinead Goodfellow asks him about life as a war correspondent.


First on the scene

26 Jul 2014 | Sinead Goodfellow

Paul Villani is a full-time firefighter with the CFA, based at Patterson River in Victoria. We asked him about what it's like to have a job that can often mean putting your own safety on the line to help others.


Women working together

28 May 2014 | Clare Deignan

While sometimes finding herself in the minority in advocacy work on women’s issues, Peg McEntee says it’s important to respect other opinions while holding strong to your own beliefs.


A refugee’s hip hop odyssey

1 Comment
28 May 2014 | Michele Gierck

There are many ways to tell stories; scribing or speaking are common art forms. But when a powerful personal story, a rugged African refugee tale which has brewed over many years, is told in song by a passionate musician whose life has been carved out by that experience, there’s a dynamism and a conviction which beckons audiences—and challenges too.


page:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13

61-70 out of 130 results.