In Islamic culture, Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year. Muslims observe the month of Ramadan to mark that Allah gave the first chapters of the Quran to Mohammad.
The transition to online learning for schools has been an uncertain one for teachers, students and families alike. Although, successfully educating students in an online environment is nothing new for Understanding Faith.
The Understanding Faith resource has titles for both primary and secondary education.
Project Compassion is a national appeal which spans across the six weeks of Lent. During this appeal, millions of Australians come together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and to uphold dignity. (Caritas Australia).
Clean up Australia Day was Sunday, March 1st. This initiative was started thirty years ago by Ian Kiernan and has now become the nation’s largest community-based event.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Lent is the perfect time to refocus ourselves and look to ways in which we can better serve God and open our hearts to him.
Thursday 23rd January marked the 12 month anniversary of Fr Leo Donnelly’s passing. It is hard to believe this time has passed and that our parish has been with our beloved Fr D for such a long time.
The 25th January is the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul. I’m sure we all know the story of Saint Paul. When he was Saul, he was a persecutor of Christians. One day he was off to Damascus (to persecute some more Christians) when he was suddenly blinded by a bright light. This event, and those that followed, resulted in one of the most well known accounts of conversion in the bible and a change in the course of the new Christian Church.
Recently, the town of Port Macquarie on the NSW mid north coast has suffered extreme conditions and considerable challenges with the occurrence of several out of control bushfires, which surrounded the town from all sides.
World Teacher’s Day is being celebrated in Australia on Friday 25th October. This is a day for everyone to recognise the great work that teachers do and show their appreciation for teachers everywhere.