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St Ignatius’ College

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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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Centenarian still a ray of sunshine

When six-year-old Nora Kelly wrote to children’s columnist ‘Wattle Blossom’ to apply for membership of The Southern Cross newspaper’s Sunshine Club in 1928, little did she know that 94 years later she would still be an avid reader of the Catholic publication.

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Dadirri resonates with Ignatian spirituality

Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann AM, spoke about ‘Dadirri’ to 200 St Ignatius’ College staff at their annual Ignatian formation day held at Sevenhill.

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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.

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Empty pews and crowded hospitals

Saint Ignatius’ College old scholar Fr Stephen Howe, a priest with the Legionaries of Christ, has been serving on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York over the past 12 months. This is an edited version of an article on his ministry published by Regnum Christi.