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First Recipients of Kathleen Briscoe Tuition Scholarship Graduate

First Recipients of Kathleen Briscoe Tuition Scholarship Graduate The Kathleen Briscoe Tuition Scholarship is celebrating the 2020 graduation of its inaugural recipients, who were awarded their scholarships in 2015. Set up in 2014 through the St Agnes’ Foundation, the Kathleen Briscoe Tuition Scholarship (KBTS) helps families facing difficult circumstances meet the cost of their children’s secondary education at [...]

December 15th, 2020|

Understanding the Liturgical Calendar – how do we know what to celebrate when?

Understanding the Liturgical Calendar – how do we know what to celebrate when? The Church’s Liturgical Calendars help everyone in the faith community know what we are celebrating when, especially those involved in preparing for Masses and liturgies. St Agnes’ Catholic Parish’s Leader of Lay Formation, Tony Worner, explains a bit about these calendars and the three [...]

November 26th, 2020|

Students gain hands on industry experience at Parish Admin

Students gain hands on industry experience at Parish Admin St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Administration Centre has welcomed 3 work placement students from Newman Senior Technical College for the final term of school for 2020. Matt Thompson, Michael Huff and Jason McManus. Jason is completing his work placement with the ICT Team, Michael with Property Services and Matt [...]

November 11th, 2020|

St Peter’s Class of 2014 returns to open time capsule

St Peter’s Class of 2014 returns to open time capsule In 2014, Year 6 students at St Peter’s Primary School buried a time capsule in the grounds of St Peter’s to celebrate the end of their primary school years and their time at St Peter’s. The capsule was to be opened in 2020 to mark the end [...]

November 5th, 2020|

The Yarning Circle creating a cultural learning space 

The Yarning Circle creating a cultural learning space During the recent school holidays, local Aboriginal artist Tony Clarke has built St Joseph's Regional College (SJRC) their very own Yarning Circle.  The spot chosen is a perfect location under established trees, providing the students with a tranquil area. The Yarning Circle has been used by Indigenous people for centuries. Our [...]

October 28th, 2020|

Why do we remember the dead in November?

Why do we remember the dead in November? We are about begin the month of November. Traditionally, this is the month where the Church remembers all those who have died. November 1 is All Saints Day, a tribute to all saints, while November 2 is All Souls Day, dedicated to praying for those who have died. October [...]

October 27th, 2020|

A letter from Pope Francis

A letter from Pope Francis An encyclical (from the Greek egkyklios, kyklosis meaning a circle), is simply a letter from the Pope letter to the Church, though it is for anyone who wants to hear it. Pope Francis has delivered a new encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’, a message to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics and people of goodwill [...]

October 21st, 2020|

Enrolments now open! Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015)

Enrolments now open! Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) John Henry Institute is offering free training in Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course, commencing 26 October.   This course qualifies you in caring and supporting people in Aged Care, Home Care, Disability & Community Services which is currently one of the fastest growing sectors with high [...]

October 15th, 2020|

St Thérèse of Lisieux – Memorial Feast Day October 1st

St Thérèse of Lisieux - Memorial Feast Day October 1st St Thérèse of the Child Jesus, known as the “The Little Flower”, St Thérèse of Lisieux - inspired our parish earlier this year when we had the honour of the visit of her relics and the relics of her parents Saints Louis and Zelie. Thérèse was a [...]

September 29th, 2020|

St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle is the new name for CCA and Centacare

St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle is the new name for CCA and Centacare From today, the names of Catholic Care of the Aged (CCA) and Centacare will change to St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle. St Agnes’ Catholic Parish CEO Adam Spencer said the name change has been a culmination of joint organisational and operational activities between the [...]

September 16th, 2020|

Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows A mother is only as happy as her saddest child Every life climbs its Calvary. Every life has its quiet sorrow, which cannot be shared in full with anyone else.  This concealed pain is the very real drama that plays out behind the curtain of the duties and distractions of everyday life. Jesus [...]

September 16th, 2020|
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