Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Gail Worcelo spent many hours with her Polish grandmother tending the Morning Glory plant growing on the fire escape of their second floor apartment.
Father Adam Crouch MGL was raised on a farm in the Adelaide Hills and attended Rostrevor College before embarking on a football career with Norwood, Port Power and Sydney Swans. Now a priest in Sydney, he is continuing to use his footy skills as Debbie Cramsie reports.
Not everyone meets a saint in their lifetime, let alone two, but Bishop Elect of Darwin and much-loved Adelaide priest Father Charles Gauci can claim just that and more, as Jenny Brinkworth discovered when she spoke to him ahead of his ordination in Darwin next month.
As National Vocations Awareness Week commences today, the Adelaide Archdiocese’s new director of Vocations Fr Peter Zwaans encourages us to listen to the voice of Jesus.
St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral is not the warmest place to be on a cold winter’s night but that doesn’t stop about 60 devout Catholics turning up each week for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
Patricia Mary (Pat) Hayward - Born: April 4 1944 | Died: June 19 2018
Sister Patricia Henschke OP - Born: March 15 1929 | Died: June 13 2018
He’s been described as the rock star of maths teachers and received numerous accolades to support the claim, but Eddie Woo insists he is just an ordinary classroom teacher trying to inspire students in a subject that is often dismissed as being ‘just too hard’.
When Sr Nien Tran fled Communist Vietnam in April 1975 she thought she would never again see the members of her congregation – the Lovers of the Holy Cross Sisters. But she had a joyful reunion with six of the 12 Sisters with whom she took her first vows in 1968 when she recently attended her golden jubilee celebration in Ho Chi Minh City.
Being surrounded by young children who were blind due to complications from measles is a moment in his life that Adelaide ophthalmologist Dr James Muecke can never remove from his mind.
In the days of the White Australia policy when international students in Adelaide were few and far between, Henry d’Assumpcao needed a letter from the Minister of Immigration, Arthur Calwell, to gain admission as a boarding student to Sacred Heart College in 1949. Seven decades later, Henry spoke to JENNY BRINKWORTH about how he went from being an ‘alien’ employed by the Weapons Research Establishment to Chief Defence Scientist of Australia.