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Caring for the Earth is close to home

The wisdom of ‘seniors’ and people from different cultures is being harnessed by a program established by members of the Croydon Park parish in response to Laudato Si’ and Pope Francis’ call to respond to the cry of the Earth.

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Michael still giving back

During Refugee Week, 82-year-old Michael Nguyen reflected on his dramatic escape from Vietnam in 1977 and subsequently building a life in South Australia and his involvement in the local community.

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Running with purpose

Fr Charles Lukati has his running shoes on and is back in training for a half marathon as a way of supporting the work of Caritas Australia.

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Vietnamese refugees give back

The generosity of former refugees from South Australia’s Vietnamese community will help refugees and asylum seekers become job ready and obtain employment through a program developed by the Vinnies Refugee and Asylum Seeker Service.

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Leap of faith pays off for talented musician

In his early twenties David Gauci discerned a vocation in the priesthood, however after a few years in the seminary he felt his calling was to share his gift of singing with those around him. Today he uses the life lessons learned from the Sisters of St Joseph during his childhood to inspire music students at Cardijn College.