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Birthing kit Foundation
Joanne O'Connor

3 August 2022

By Joanne O'Connor

Birthing kit Foundation

St Margaret Mary’s College became involved with the Birthing Kit Foundation in 2007. That year marked the beginning of our wonderful relationship with ZONTA Townsville Metro. At this time, we involved students from the Year 11 and Year 12 Early Childhood classes. The girls packe

Spirit of Catholic Education Awards recipients

26 July 2022

Spirit of Catholic Education Awards recipients

The Spirit of Catholic Education Awards are presented annually in conjunction with Catholic Education Week to celebrate the outstanding contributions to Catholic education in Queensland. Recipients are members of our school communities who are making an outstanding contribution to the life of the sc

Deus Caritas Est (God is Love) Awards

26 July 2022

By Louise Vella-Cox

Deus Caritas Est (God is Love) Awards

The Catholic Education Deus Caritas Est Award is our most prestigious student award.  It is presented to one secondary student from each school in the diocese. Each school is to nominate one representative who meets all or most of the criteria. The award is inspired by the encyclical &ldqu

Relay for Life at Burdekin Catholic High School

23 June 2022

By Antonetta Dalle Cort

Relay for Life at Burdekin Catholic High School

On July 30th, Burdekin Catholic High School has over fourteen Year 7 students registered to participate in Relay for Life. The entire Year 7 cohort has supported these students by organising a sweets stall to raise money for the relay.  The sweets stall is held during second break each day and

From Little Things, Big Things Grow

10 June 2022

By Kathy Park

From Little Things, Big Things Grow

From the humble covered sport shelter to the magnificent Benedictine Place, St Margaret Mary’s College delighted in the official Opening and Blessing of our brand-new facilities on Thursday 2 June. The community came together to witness the Apostolic Nuncio in Australia, Archbishop Charles Bal

Fundraising drive for the people of Ukraine
Hailey Penna-Collins

7 June 2022

By Hailey Penna-Collins

Fundraising drive for the people of Ukraine

Southern Cross Catholic College’s Year 11 student, Hailey Penna-Collins took it upon herself to start a week-long fundraising drive for the people of Ukraine. She met with the College Leadership team for approval, came up with ideas and rallied her troops to get multiple fundraising ideas. Hai

Celebrating Laudato Si' Week
Mary Mudge

12 May 2022

By Mary Mudge

Celebrating Laudato Si' Week

Laudato Si’ Week, a celebration of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care For Our Common Home, and a call to action for Catholics around the world, is being celebrated 16-24 May, 2022.  What is Laudato Si’?In 2015,  Pope Francis wrote to the world, and Cathol