Posts Tagged ‘St John’s College’

Marist missions hard hit by Fiji cyclone

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Several Marist missions in Fiji were severely affected by Cyclone Winston, according to a report by Fr Pio Fong Waqavotuwale, SM. At the Tutu Rural Training Centre in Taveuni, 22 buildings were either completely or partially destroyed. These were staff houses, dormitories, workshops, hall and kitchens. Tens of thousands of kava and dalo plants, many belonging Read more

Neither hair nor there

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

I don’t care how long a person’s hair is. As one of my favourite TV characters once said, “Sit, stand, burn to the ground for all I care.” But I am wondering why this skirmish between Lucan Battison and St John’s College over hair length caused such a stir? Why is it that a disagreement Read more

Cardinal Pell pulls support from university college

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Cardinal George Pell has withdrawn his support from a Catholic college at Sydney University following revelations about dangerous initiation rituals, destructive behaviour and bullying. Cardinal Pell said he no longer had confidence that the council of St John’s College could reform life at the college. He asked the five remaining priests on the council to Read more