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Bart Cummings - Giant of the Turf, Family Man & Man of Faith
Last edited 2nd September 2015

Brother Dan Stafford CSsR met legendary trainer, Bart Cummings at Queensland's Doomben 10000 famous winter racing carnival in 1988, the year the Cummings-trained Group 1 horse, Campaign King romped home a winner. The friendship between the two men began that day and continued until early Sunday morning, when 87-year-old Bart died peacefully in his sleep at Princes Farm, his long time home and training stables at North Richmond.

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Fr Rob Galea: From Darkness to Light
Last edited 30th August 2015

Fr Rob Galea has made quite a name for himself as a priest, evangelist and musician – and he shares his story at Maitland-Newcastle’s Pints with a Purpose. Fr Rob Galea presents his story from his teenage darkness to the light of Christ – and playing a few signature songs along the way.

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Even Hurricane Katrina Couldn't Keep this Nun Out of New Orleans
Last edited 27th August 2015

For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane Katrina. Her neighborhood was quiet. The power, out. Gone was the familiar white noise of birds chirping. There was no traffic, save for military and first responders.

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Dear Australia - Hindsight and Vegemite - Katy Faust
Last edited 24th August 2015

In this blog Katy Faust (a traditional marriage defender) reflects on her visit to Australia and what she wished she would have said.

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Being Pro-Life - The Story of Sister Alicia Torres
Last edited 17th August 2015

Sister Alicia Torres speaks about how her involvement in pro-life work led to a broader understanding of the value of every human life.

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Takashi Nagai, Atomic Bomb Survivor on the Path to Sainthood
Last edited 10th August 2015

Takashi Nagai was a soldier, doctor, university lecturer, husband, father, and a Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor who may become a saint in the Catholic Church. Although almost unknown outside Japan, he was a major figure in post-War Japan. His only biography in English, A Song for Nagasaki, was written in 1988 by an Australian priest who worked for many years in Japan. It is an extraordinary story of a man of immense spiritual and intellectual depth.

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The Purpose Collective - A Great Website for Those Wanting to Make Positive Change
Last edited 3rd August 2015

The Purpose Collective.

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Homelessness Prevention Week August (3-9) and Vocations Awareness Week
Last edited 3rd August 2015

This week in Australia is Homelessness Prevention Week as well as Vocations Awareness week.

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Fr. Robert Barron on His Appointment as Bishop
Last edited 28th July 2015

Bishop-elect Robert Barron answers common questions people have been asking about his appointment as auxiliary bishop in Los Angeles.

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Courage and Trust in God needed for Faith Journey from Islam to Catholicism
Last edited 24th July 2015

Natasha Mohamad grew up in a close-knit Muslim family. Her parents are from Syria and, like many in the now stricken country, are Alawite Muslims. But in her final year at high school her life changed forever and marked the beginning of a courageous and at times heart-wrenching journey of faith from Islam to Catholicism.

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