Posts Tagged ‘teacher’

Educationalist, mathematician and priest

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Father John O’Neill died in Wellington on Wednesday, August 28. He made a significant contribution to education in New Zealand not just in Catholic Schools, but nationally. O’Neill was a teacher at St Patrick’s College in Wellington from 1953 until 1981. In 1960 he took a break from teaching to attend Cambridge University, returning to Read more

Sydney priest found guilty after smacking boy in church

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

A Sydney Catholic priest has been found guilty of common assault after he smacked a child in a church. Fr Terrence Millard of St John Vianney and St Thomas More parish in Greenacre was found guilty in Bankstown Local Court, but no conviction was recorded against him. The priest denied having hit eight-year-old “Peter” (not his Read more

CS Lewis: “the most dejected and reluctant convert”

Friday, November 15th, 2013

He liked to be called Jack. Plain Jack. But Clive Staples Lewis, arguably the greatest communicator of the Christian message in the 20th century, was anything but plain. He died on November 22, 1963, the same day as Aldous Huxley and President Kennedy, and while Lewis never completed the journey from Anglican to Catholic, he Read more