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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SHINE 2019

September 12, 2019 - Shine Gathering, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

SHINE 2019

Celebrating Youth Alive in the Church By Ellen Hales “Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world, and everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life.” These are the very first words Pope Francis writes to all young people and the wider Church in […]

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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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Embraced by Mercy

May 7, 2019 - Divine Mercy, Easter, Parish, Youth Ministry

Embraced by Mercy

(A confession of being afraid of confession) By Mariah Allan YMO, St Paul’s College Kempsey   Imagine walking into Church and finding, to your surprise, you have to squeeze your way through approximately 150 people just standing up the back. Seats are vacant and Mass has just started, yet all these people are waiting, staring […]

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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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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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