Let Him Take Your Problems

October 14, 2019 - Faith development, Shine Gathering, Youth Ministry

Let Him Take Your Problems

2019 SHINE Gathering Student Testimony By Joe Fitzgerald   G’day, my name is Joe, I’m 15 and I’m in year 10 at Mt St Patrick’s College in Murwillumbah. I live in Crystal Creek. I doubt anyone knows where that is. It’s a small town, actually it’s more of a village, with a small public school. […]

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Merry SHINE

September 12, 2019 - Faith development, Shine Gathering, Student discipleship

Merry SHINE

“…It’s the most wonderful time of the year” By Tiarne Rogers Praise. Worship. Workshops. Good food. Old and new friendships. Testimonies. Games. Small groups. Inspiring talks… But at the center of the Shine Gathering, is Jesus and His never-ending love for us. He is present in everyone we meet and all that happens at this […]

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I Wonder

July 8, 2019 - Faith development, Science and Faith, Youth Ministry

I Wonder

INDESCRIBABLE: LOOKING AT THE INTRICACIES OF GOD’S CREATION   I’ve always loved the stars.  And the ocean. And the trees and the birds and anything else that’s natural in our world. I remember being a little girl and always asking my Dad about the night sky – what’s up there, Dad? Where does the sun […]

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Wandering God’s Path

May 7, 2019 - Faith development, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Wandering God’s Path

By Bianca McInnes YMO, St John’s College Woodlawn   October 25th, 2018, right in the middle of the HSC exams I walked into the school I had known and loved for 6 years, feeling overwhelmingly nervous and anxious, something I never really felt at the place that made me feel safe. On this day I […]

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The Resurrection is Reality!!

May 7, 2019 - Easter, Faith development

The Resurrection is Reality!!

By Mariah Allan YMO, St Paul’s College Kempsey Do you ever wonder what it would be like to see someone you knew rise from the dead? Pretty freaky huh!!! This person you once knew; who walked beside you, laughed with you and then died right before your eyes is now standing in front of you […]

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Turn Down for What !?!

April 10, 2019 - Faith development, Lent, School life, Youth Ministry

Turn Down for What !?!

“Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus was led into the wilderness.” That little verse taken from the First Sunday of Lent, sums up my whole experience of Lent 2019 in a nutshell. When I was praying about what Jesus wanted me to do for lent I knew right away what He was asking out of […]

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‘Ew, do my Ashes Look Okay?’

April 10, 2019 - Ash Wednesday, Faith development, Lent, Parish, School life

‘Ew, do my Ashes Look Okay?’

For me, Ash Wednesday has always been one of those days that was the deadline for picking something to give up for Lent. I always found myself scavenging around aimlessly and I miss the point of what Ash Wednesday is about because my mind and heart aren’t lined up. Ash Wednesday is not a deadline […]

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Sown in Rich Soil

April 10, 2019 - Faith development, Mission, Parish, School life, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Sown in Rich Soil

Honestly, I haven’t always been the faith driven person that I am now. I started off my schooling at a Catholic Primary School and then at some point in year 3, I moved to a Public School. It was a MASSIVE change for me. I went from praying three times a day and having religious […]

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Youth Ministry Equipping School

April 10, 2019 - Bishop Homeming, Faith development, Mission, Proclaim Lismore Staff, School life, Student discipleship, Vocation, Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Equipping School

An incredible new adventure for the Diocese of Lismore. Last week 23 faithful young adults gathered in Lismore for the first Youth Ministry Officer (YMO) Equipping School. Evolving from Bishop Greg’s vision for young adult formation, the Catholic Schools Office School Evangelisation (SE) Staff and Parish Youth Coordinator’s guided the YMOs in a six-day formation […]

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