March 17, 2018

Author Archive | Debbie Cramsie


From Waverley College to the Sydney Swans

At just 18 years of age, Nick Blakey admits he is living the dream. The talented former Waverly College student is well on his way to a promising AFL career, regarded as a standout with the QBE Sydney Swans Academy and considered one of the most promising prospects for the 2018 end-of-year draft. Standing at […]


Sydney’s No.1 for faith, according to new study

Sydney is officially the most Catholic city in the country with the largest percentage of people identifying as Roman Catholic. Latest figures reveal that of the 650 Sydney suburbs, Bossley Park is Australia’s most Christian and Catholic, with 7,288 Catholics accounting for a whopping 49.9 per cent of residents – almost half the entire 14,585 […]


Chappy’s in no rush to get out of jail

You don’t have to be a saint to minister to the 4000 inmates at Long Bay and Silverwater Jails … but according to Fr Peter Carroll sometimes it would help. The gentle priest is chaplain to some of the state’s most violent prisoners, and says he is probably the only person he knows who is […]


Student from St Mark’s Drummoyne wins silver

Winter Olympic silver medallist Jarryd Hughes said there have been countless memorable moments over the past few weeks in PyeongChang but the one that is the most special is hugging his dad after his medal-winning race. Catholic born and bred, the 22-year-old from Greenwich, admitted taking out the Snowboard Cross silver medal and carrying the […]