Yourtown Board Director awarded an AM

Posted by https://www.standard.net.au/ on 16 February 2021
Yourtown Board Director awarded an AM
Her childhood was marked by instability but yourtown's Megan Mitchell has spent the decades since changing the lives of children just like her. The Sydney woman went on to become Australia's first National Children's Commissioner, in a career driven by the firsthand knowledge of what it is like to be a vulnerable kid. Ms Mitchell has now achieved another career high, being recognised in the Australia Day honours for her significant service to children, human rights, and well...
 

The De La Salle Brothers in the Bathurst Diocese

Posted by Br Peter McIntosh on 15 February 2021
The De La Salle Brothers in the Bathurst Diocese
The De La Salle Brothers commenced their work in the Bathurst Diocese in January, 1927. It was as a result of an order from the Superior General in Lembecq. The then provincial, Brother Patrick Cawley, was somewhat reluctant to move to the diocese which had a long association with the Patrician Brothers who had come in 1884 at the invitation of the first bishop of Bathurst, Matthew Quinn. Some suggest that Bishop Michael O'Farrell, a Vincentian, who became bishop in 1920 had been hear...
 

National Launch Bicentenary of Catholic Education

Posted on 15 February 2021
National Launch Bicentenary of Catholic Education
Please find attached and interactive invitation to the National Launch of the 200 years celebrations next Thursday 18 February at 10am or 2pm.  We do hope that you can join in this event. Additionally I have attached the latest edition of the National Newsletter.   ...
 

Archbishop appoints Acting Principal of Jubilee Catholic Secondary School

Posted by Merv McCormack on 12 February 2021
Archbishop appoints Acting Principal of Jubilee Catholic Secondary School
It is pleasing to report that the Archbishop of Port Moresby, Cardinal Sir John Ribat KBE MSC, has endorsed the appointment of Mrs Barbara Lames Miles as Acting Principal of Jubilee Catholic Secondary School from the commencement of 2021. Barbara has been a staff member at Jubilee for thirteen years, the last five of which have been as Deputy Principal (Academic). Barbara is a well known and respected senior leader at the school, and will seamlessly move into the Principalship. On behalf ...
 

PNG Catholic Educators: 2021 Commissioning Mass

Posted by Rose Polume on 12 February 2021
PNG Catholic Educators: 2021 Commissioning Mass
Papua New Guinea saw educators resuming duties on 25 January, with a Staff week; students commenced on 1 February. Catholic educators in the Central Province and National Capital District normally have a Commissioning Mass annually, to dedicate the academic year to the guidance of our loving God. On the 29th January 2021, more than 130 educators from the St Margaret, Brown River Primary School and Marienville Secondary joined Lasallian De La Salle Catholic Secondary and Sacred Heart Teach...
 

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới (Happy Lunar New Year)

Posted by Br Peter Ryan on 12 February 2021
Chúc Mừng Năm Mới (Happy Lunar New Year)
Today is the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan). We join with our Vietnamese Brothers and Sisters: Sr Yen Sr Theresa Sr Anna Br Eugene Br Benilde Br Liem Br Peter and wish each of them, their families and their communities: Chúc Mng Nm Mi
Cung Chúc Tân Xuân
Sng lâu trm tui Happy New Year
Gracious wishes of the new Spring
Long Life of 100 years ...
 

BERNADETTE OVE - A Lasallian Godmother

Posted by Br Gary Wison on 11 February 2021
BERNADETTE OVE - A Lasallian Godmother
Two Decades as Founding Lasallian Principal at Jubilee The Papua New Guinean Lasallian Family is losing a shining light, as Bernadette Ove has retired as leader of Jubilee Catholic Secondary School in Hohola in December 2020. Never retiring in her zeal and commitment, she leaves a massive heritage with Lasallians. Initiated by Br. Denis Loft in 2000, with six teaching positions and a K45,000 grant from the NCD Education Department, the first Years 11 & 12 Catholic school in Port Mor...
 
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