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Old Charlie: A rich legacy

by Graham McDonald with permission from John Harris, Bible Society Australia  Murabuda Wurramarrba’s son, Tony, reached out and dropped his Order of Australia medal onto his father’s coffin. “He was the better man,” said Tony. “He taught me all I know, and he deserves it more than I do.” Why did Tony demonstrate such deep […]

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Mary MacKillop: Caring for children and the poor

by Annie Hamilton The tiny face of the boy in the rowing boat was screwed up in fear. Every time Mary MacKillop visited the orphanage at Kincumber on the Central Coast of NSW, three boys were sent to Woy Woy to transport her the five kilometres across Brisbane Waters. Two boys rowed, and the other […]