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Calendar of kindness

To embrace the 40 days of Lent, students at Saint Ignatius’ College Senior School have been undertaking a daily ‘compassionate gesture’ as outlined in an aptly named Calendar of Kindness.

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Lenten journey of renewal

Once more, the season of Lent is upon us, a special time for spiritual renewal, both individually and as a Christian community. During this graced time, we are called into a deeper relationship with the Lord, and are given opportunities to think deeply about what it means for us to follow in the footsteps of Jesus.


Lent calendar for modern martyrs

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need is honouring Christians who have heroically offered their lives for God, and those currently being persecuted, in an online Lenten calendar.


Helping the planet during Lent

While many make the decision to ‘give up’ something for Lent, a group of students at Mercedes College are instead focusing on how they can change their habits in line with Pope Francis’ plea to ‘Care for Our Common Home’.