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Warming hearts with wholesome soup

For many preschoolers, it can be hard to differentiate between wants and needs. But for students in Blackfriars’ Early Learning Centre Purple Room, that differentiation has become a little easier and has culminated in a very special charity donation.

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Sr Caterina Curth, Friar John Paul Tsatsoulas and Fr Friar Antonio Maria Farrugia with a koala during a trip to Australia.
People

Finding calm within the storm

When Hurricane Ida tore through Southern Louisiana on August 29 2021, it destroyed almost everything in its path. Among the team providing disaster relief were the Little Friars and Little Nuns of Jesus and Mary, USA (also known as Poor Friars and Poor Nuns). Leading the way was US-based Fr Friar Antonio Maria Farrugia, a former Adelaide graphic designer-turned priest.

Local

Italian theologian coming to Adelaide

Renowned Italian theologian and author Massimo Faggilio, PhD, will give a public presentation in Adelaide next month while spending two weeks working with local clergy, laity and Catholic Education SA.

National National

Absent from the table

In response to the issue of declining Mass attendance, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has commissioned a research project called Absent from the Table to provide in-depth information about contemporary religious practices and beliefs of Catholics in Australia.