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Sydney professor receives $100,000 Archdiocese grant

The Sydney Archdiocese has made possible new research into a rare and deadly heart condition with a $100,000 grant to the Victor Chang Institute. Professor Robert Graham, one of Australia’s leading scientists, is seeking to find the cause of heart attack or sudden death in...

The secret life of Barbie and other cartel wives

Remember the sweet pretend games we used to play when we were kids? Remember baby dolls, and house, and When Will My Husband Return From The War, and Tie Those Ropes Up Tighter, She's Trying To Get Away? No? Well, maybe you don't want to...

60 years a Brother with no regrets

Reflecting his 60th jubilee, Br Mark Ryan said he's been exactly where God wanted him.

Anna’s messages transmit hope

Parishioner's work reveals the crucial role of plain English in saving lives during a pandemic.

The ‘saints next door’ who are in our midst

Pope Francis praised the everyday courage and sacrifice of nurses on International Nurses Day.

St Vincent’s Hospital, Lismore, celebrates 100 years of care

Country's only diocesan-owned hospital is unique One winter’s day in 1921 four Sisters of Charity boarded a stream train at Sydney’s dusty Central Station for a 700-plus kilometre journey to Lismore in the state’s northeast. They were answering a call to serve the people of the...

Marist girls bring double the power in fight against cancer

The girls at Marist Catholic College in Penshurst have pulled off a mighty feat, collecting more than double their fundraising target for the fight against breast and gynaecological cancers. The young women – 150 of them in Years 7-9 – managed to collect $4,100 in...

Statue a labour of love for Joseph

The sign from above that graced a Sydney man's ordinary work day, and life since.

Loving care until the end

Taking care of her dying mother in her own home is something Melbourne woman Ingrid Kuebler never dreamed she could do.

Miss-connection: how to connect with your teenage daughter

One of Australia's leading parenting experts, Dr Justin Coulson, is giving CONNECT readers the incredible opportunity to take his 7-day Connection Challenge - usually $147 - completely FREE. Aimed to help you connect more strongly with your teen daughter, the week-long challenge will have a...