Six ways your friends make you happier and healthier

Friendships are one of the most rewarding and effective ways we can boost our mental health. And in Australia now more than ever, we could all benefit from a little help from our friends. In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, 50.5 per cent of Australians…

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The enduring importance of friendship and human connection

Human connections are an important part of living a happy and fulfilled life. From short-term interactions to enduring relationships, how we come together as people plays a big role in our mental health and sense of wellbeing. Friendship is about sharing the good times with people you care about and…

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Our Executive Director Lyn Ainsworth says goodbye

Having come to CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay as interim Executive Director, I did not expect to be here two years later. It has been such a privilege to serve the communities of our Diocese and support the staff, volunteers and clients and their families. As I hand the baton…

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Supporting vulnerable children and young people through foster care

There is little dispute that most us live a privileged life. God blesses us daily and abundantly and we live in a spectacular part of the world. Yet there are children within the boundaries of the Diocese of Broken Bay who are suffering. Many have been through experiences few of…

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