After making the difficult decision to close their doors in late March as a result COVID-19, Vinnies shops are starting to reopen around South Australia.
While catastrophic bushfires in late December and the impact of COVID-19 this year have placed enormous strain on the Adelaide Hills community, the local Catholic parish is doing its best to ensure people “do not feel forgotten”.
Spending time volunteering with people experiencing homelessness and sleeping rough gave Debbie Sterrey a different insight into their lives and has provided the motivation for her participation in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout being held this month.
Solving a Rubik’s Cube can be a frustrating exercise for many, however Abinav Murugappa has impressed teachers and fellow students at St Martin de Porres School by building a robot that makes it look easy.
Planning is under way to ensure ‘the show goes on’ and the Catholic Schools Music Festival is held in some form in 2020.
The new chaplain of the Polish Catholic Community has travelled the world since his ordination, but Fr Michal Skiba SCHR says he is feeling at home here in Adelaide.
More than 18 months in the making and with input from a wide range of stakeholders, Catholic Education SA’s new tagline has come down to just four powerful words.