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Palliative care difference between life and death
Huon Valley mother Anne Ovari’s concern about legalising assisted suicide stems from her experience of choosing life over death for her son...Read more...
Hope for a good death at heart of ministry
In 31 years of hospital ministry, Fr Gerald Quinn says he’s never seen a ‘bad death’. “I would certainly have seen a tragic...Read more...
Latrobe Catholic school’s proud links to VC hero
Students and staff of St Patrick’s School at Latrobe have joined the wider community in acknowledging the bravery of Second World War naval...Read more...
Parliament to debate assisted suicide
Tasmania’s politicians are days away from debating whether assisted suicide should be legalised in the state. The 157-page End of Life Choices...Read more...
Fatherhood and faith from four Tassie dads
A typical Father’s Day for Launceston dad-of-three Paul Mannion, 42, starts with attending Mass with the family and then a celebratory lunch...Read more...
Developing a compassionate heart crucial for young people to flourish
The rise of mental illness among young people is alarming, but can be countered by discovering meaning and purpose says one Tasmanian Catholic...Read more...
Bishops call for mental health to be priority
The Catholic Bishops of Australia have released their annual Social Justice Statement, which this year focuses on the issue of mental health. The...Read more...
A fan of Jesus FC
By Tomasz Juszczak, immediate past Director of the Office of Youth Evangelisation I love sports. In fact at many points in my life I was a bit of a...Read more...
Re-discovering the treasures of the faith through Verbum Domini
Adapting seems to be the order of the day even as Tasmania emerges from COVID-19 restrictions. And that extends to Catholic adult education. Since...Read more...
Saint Monica - Feast: August 27
Those seeking a model of maternal devotion can look to St Monica, who spent 17 years praying for her wayward son, St Augustine of Hippo.  ...Read more...
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