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Representing who you are

28 May 2014 | Fatima Measham

While her Wiradjuri heritage is an important aspect of Anita Heiss’s identity, her books are about changing people’s ideas about what it means to be an Indigenous person today. 


A stand-up girl

03 Mar 2014 | Ray Cassin

In her mid-30s, Georgina McEncroe abandoned a secure career as a teacher and embarked on a new one as a comedian. Ten years later she has no doubt it was the right decision, and the applause she receives at stand-up venues around Australia suggests that audiences agree.


Carry on regardless

03 Mar 2014 | Clare Deignan

For comedian Damian Callinan, humour isn't just about making audiences laugh. He sees humour as a valve that can release grief and anger and makes the most uncomfortable topics digestable.


A vocation to make you laugh

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03 Mar 2014 | Fatima Measham

Have you heard the one about the Jesuit who was a comedian?


Louder than words

08 Jan 2014 | Nadine Rabah

Alicia Deak prefers to let her actions do all the talking when it comes to her faith.


The DIY Catholic

08 Jan 2014 | Ray Cassin

 Father Bob Maguire says you can't evangelise unless you're out there getting your hands dirty.


What we learn from the poor

08 Jan 2014 | Clare Deignan

Do we mission to the poor, or do they mission to us? In 2012, Lana Turvey left Australia to spend just over a year in Zambia working with Catholic Mission. It was in Zambia she witnessed what evangelisation truly is.


Believe in the Good: interview with filmmaker Khoa Do

08 Oct 2013 | Fr Jim McDermott SJ

This winter, SBS presented Better Man, the powerful true story of Van Nguyen, a young Vietnamese-Australian man who got caught trafficking drugs through Singapore and was eventually executed. Fr Jim McDermott sj caught up with the author and director of this mini-series, Khoa Do.


Sister Hilda’s healing touch

08 Oct 2013 | Michele Gierck

Sister Hilda Scott says that her vocation is to help people confront the pain in their lives.


News feature: In God's hands

08 Oct 2013 | Ray Cassin

Townsville Bishop Michael Putney says his terminal illness won't stop him from continuing his ministry, as long as God has something for him to do.


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