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What is Advent and why is it important?

In 2021, Advent runs from November 28 to December 24. It's an important part of the year for Christians but is not always clearly understood by the general public. What is the Advent celebration all about, and what kind of messages can be derived by those who are not necessarily…

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It’s Social Inclusion Week – what’s that all about?

Social Inclusion Week takes place from 20 - 28 November 2021. If you're not familiar with this event, what do you need to know, and how can you get involved? History of Social Inclusion Week Social Inclusion Week was founded by Dr Jonathon Welch AM in 2009 and takes place…

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Tips on parenting teens and recognising mental health concerns

Raising a family is a rewarding experience, but it comes with its challenges. As kids get older and enter their teenage years, it's not uncommon for the relationship between parent and child to suffer in some ways. Communication can break down as teens spend more time outside of the house…

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James gets his life on track

James was 14 when he first came to be supported by CatholicCare in one of its residential care group homes, but despite the challenges he has faced in his young life, he has now committed himself to study and to his creative interests and is beginning to look to the…

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