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Outdoor classroom in the NT

Collecting berries and nuts, learning traditional methods to make a fire, cooking damper, raft building and fishing are all part of the weekly ‘classroom’ activities for a local teacher who has left the city behind and is working at a remote Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory.

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Vale Brother John May

Brother John May SJ AM, long-serving winemaker at Sevenhill Cellars in the Clare Valley, died on August 18 aged 92.


A deepening self-knowledge

Three years after his ordination in Christchurch, NZ-born Jesuit Fr Rob Morris is now director of the Sevenhill Retreat Centre in South Australia. He was recently interviewed for Jesuit Vocations Australia’s ‘Cuppa with a Jesuit’ video series.


Faith-filled poetry

Former Jesuit and Catholic school teacher John Kelly has used his retirement to pursue a life-long interest in poetry and will this month launch his latest collection A Schoolbag Full.