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Blackfriars students Daniel Ismail, Cooper O’Leary and Matthew Blow with Fr Matthew Boland OP
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Dominican connects with diverse youth

A former publican who develops apps in his spare time is the newest member of the St Laurence’s Dominican community at North Adelaide. Ordained in July last year in Sydney, Father Matthew Boland OP spoke to Jenny Brinkworth about his vocation and his first assignment as chaplain of Blackfriars Priory School – the only school in Australia run by the Dominican friars.

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It's time...Vinnies looks to the future

Just under 200 regional and State leaders of the St Vincent de Paul Society attended a national congress in Adelaide last weekend – the first gathering of its kind in 60 years. JENNY BRINKWORTH spoke with the Society’s national president Graham West about the aims of the congress and some of the challenges facing one of Australia’s largest volunteer-based organisations.

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Resting in a place of beauty

After several years of having her first husband’s ashes stored in her wardrobe, Alison Goss (formerly Tandy) knew it was time to take him away from her clothes and shoes and lay him to rest somewhere more peaceful and scenic.

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An interrupted vocation

After attending a junior seminary in his teenage years, the decision to follow the path to becoming a deacon nearly half a century later seemed like a way of tidying up unfinished business for Arturo Jimenea.