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A new strategy to combat long-term youth unemployment

Posted on 10 August 2018
yourtown recently celebrated the launch of their new your job your way program investing $1.26 million into the 24 month pilot in two of Australia's top hot spots for long-term youth unemployment.  One of the solutions to ending long-term youth unemployment lies in intensive support for unemployed young people aged 15-21. "Operating from yourtown's jobactive sites in Caboolture, Queensland and Elizabeth, South Australia, your job your way will complement the Feder...
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Tercentenary 2019 Banners available for purchase!

Posted on 10 August 2018
During 2019, the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Lasallian Family will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the death of their founder, Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers. The Institute has designated 2019 as the Year of Lasallian Vocations and to mark this special year, Lasallian schools may wish to purchase the Tercentenary logo banner or a stained-glass window banner of the Founder. Schools will be able to purchase either one o...
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Vocations Ministry Sector of Australia

Posted by Br David Hawke on 9 August 2018
Dear Lasallians Vocations Ministry Sector of Australia Greetings on this feast of St Mary Mac Killop, our Australian saint and a pioneer of education in Australia. As we move towards the Tercentenary Year and the Year of Lasallian Vocations I write urging your support for a vocations project in the Sector of Australia. The Rule of the Brothers of the Christian Schools reminds me that "the Brother Visitor promotes the pastoral ministry of vocations."  However else...
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The Samurai Spirit

Posted on 9 August 2018
The Samurai Spirit
On Tuesday 3rd July, Casimir Catholic College had an exciting day of interactive cultural activities was organised for all Year 8 students and Yr 10 Japanese Students to enjoy. Students came to understand that there was much more to the journey of being a Samurai than swords, battle and death. They participated in a range of activities to help them gain an insight into the religious beliefs, philosophy and daily practices of these pre-modern elite warriors. Guest presenters talked abo...
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Casimir's Futsal Goalkeeper

Posted on 8 August 2018
Casimir's Futsal Goalkeeper
Year 7 student, Tahlia Franco successfully embarked on a week-long soccer competition, competing in the Football Federation Youth Championships. Tahlia's impressive skills gained her a position on the Girls National Under 14's Soccer Team as one of the only two goalkeepers. Her impressive skills and commitment to training secured her the title of Under 13's Futsal Goalkeeper of 2018. As a community, Casimir Catholic College congratulates Tahlia on this outstanding a...
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Lasallian Spirituality in the Pub 2018 update

Posted on 8 August 2018
The following is an Adult Formation Announcement for 'Lasallian Spirituality in the Pub' sessions across Greater Sydney commencing in TERM 3 The program is for all adult Lasallians staff from schools and works, Brothers, alumni, Youth Ministers and Volunteers, and all others are welcome to come join in the conversation at Lasallian Spirituality in the Pub. Gatherings are being held once per school term in each of three regions of Greater Sydney: in the West on the second Sunday of...
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Invitation: Young Lasallians Evening at ACU, Strathfield

Posted by Amanda Proulx on 8 August 2018
Dear Lasallian Colleagues, Australian Catholic University, Strathfield will again be the site of an Evening for Young Lasallians on Tuesday 21 August, 2018. We ask you to mark this on your community calendars and to extend the invitation to your communities. Young Lasallians Evenings always include a shared meal and community time. This event will offer a fun twist, however: instead of a guest speaker and activities, this Young Lasallians Evening will be a launch party for Lasa...
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