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Pilot visits children at St Joseph’s Preschool & LDC

Pilot visits children at St Joseph's Preschool & LDC During term 3, a highlight for the children at St Joseph’s Preschool and Long Day Care has been watching the airplanes fly over the preschool. Cam who is the dad of one of the children at the preschool, Dominic, came into the preschool to talk to the [...]

2019-10-15T11:00:00+10:00October 15th, 2019|

Friends to neighbours program making the transition seamless – Village Voice

Friends to neighbours program making the transition seamless - Village Voice Choosing where to spend your retirement years is an important decision. At Catholic Care of the Aged (CCA), we make that transition as seamless as possible. We recently launched a “Friends to Neighbours” program, to add to the multitude of ways we bring together community and [...]

2019-10-02T10:55:47+10:00October 2nd, 2019|

New playgroup makes connections across generations

New playgroup makes connections across generations Centacare Mid North Coast (MNC) and Catholic Care of the Aged have partnered to provide free, weekly intergenerational playgroups for the community. Centacare MNC Community Services Manager Don Mackenzie says while the ABC TV documentary ‘Old People’s Homes for 4 Year Olds’ has popularised the concept, the benefits of intergenerational [...]

2019-10-02T10:22:33+10:00October 2nd, 2019|

Carla’s Brave Shave

Carla's Brave Shave Newman Senior Technical College teacher, Carla Taggart and student Jamarra Moran have officially BRAVED THE SHAVE. Read more Over the next three months Mrs Taggart will be raising money for the Mid North Coast Cancer Institute. She announced that she would "love to be able to raise the $45000 it costs to purchase a [...]

2019-09-24T13:57:35+10:00September 24th, 2019|

CCA Wellbeing Forums garner glowing feedback

CCA Wellbeing Forums garner glowing feedback The free Wellbeing Forums run by Catholic Care of the Aged (CCA) at the John Worner Centre and Tenison Woods Centre on 18-19 September, 2019 were well attended by Village residents, prospective residents, friends and family. The purpose of the forums was to provide resources for individuals who want to [...]

2019-09-24T13:23:18+10:00September 24th, 2019|

Moving from Theory to Practice: Religious Education in the Classroom

Moving from Theory to Practice: Religious Education in the Classroom Last week, members from the team of Understanding Faith (UF) Team and representatives of The Francis Retreat attended the 2019 Religious Education Symposium at the ICC in Darling Harbour. Understanding Faith Shelley, Janita and Pat were present at the exhibition stand, demonstrating the Understanding Faith resource to [...]

2019-09-19T12:20:04+10:00September 17th, 2019|

Congratulations to Arcadia Meldrum for winning the NSW State Training Award

Congratulations to Arcadia Meldrum for winning the NSW State Training Award Newman College student Arcadia Meldrum was announced the winner of The 2019 State NSW Training Awards, School Based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year, at the Awards Ceremony held, 12 September 2019 at Town Hall Sydney. The School-based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Award is presented to a [...]

2019-09-17T13:55:06+10:00September 17th, 2019|

“God knows your name” – Fr Paul

"God knows your name" - Fr Paul Fr Paul was a keynote speaker at the annual Shine Gathering that was held last week. Shine is the largest Catholic event where 600 young people attend each year. Fr Paul shared his journey to becoming a priest, his hardships and how he got to where he is today by answering God's [...]

2019-08-28T15:04:40+10:00August 28th, 2019|

Wellbeing Forums in our Villages

Wellbeing Forums in our Villages In September, our villages are hosting "Wellbeing Forums", which are dedicated to providing help and advice on the aspects of life faced by the members of our community. These forums provide information on the services we offer to ensure the financial, social and emotional wellbeing of our residents. Key staff and [...]

2019-09-02T11:51:55+10:00August 28th, 2019|

JHI showcase their courses at CSU

JHI showcase their courses at CSU The John Henry Institue attended the Charles Sturt University open day on Sunday, August 25. The open day was a great opportunity for students from all across NSW to speak to different providers about what they offer and find the right course and study plan for them. JHI advertised their [...]

2019-08-28T11:33:25+10:00August 28th, 2019|