Tag: Bushfires

The boy from Batlow and the home he built

- 5 March 2020 1

Tony and Janice Vanzella standing among the ruins of their Batlow family home. Retirees Tony and Janice Vanzella have only been in their rental house ... Read More

The $7000 investment that saved my home

- 4 March 2020 0

Former cattle grazier Robert Pearce likes playing with grease. His retirement plans were to restore old vehicles. And he had plenty to work on. But ... Read More

The battle for the Cobargo Church

Catholic Voice- 4 February 2020 10

Amid tragic stories of loss come tales of courage, determination and community spirit. On New Year’s Eve, Cobargo residents Deb Taylor and Carolyn More found ... Read More

The comfort offered by parishes

- 3 February 2020 0

Towards the end of her life, poet Anne Bradstreet’s library went up in smoke. British-born Bradstreet (1612-72) was the first poet in the modern era ... Read More

The fires that have made us kinder to each other

- 31 January 2020 0

For our school community, the summer holiday period began with a sign of relief. The next six weeks would see relaxing days at the beach ... Read More

Caravan donation to family in Batemans Bay

Catholic Voice- 28 January 2020 2

The family of Con and Marj Ryan from Avoca NSW have donated their Paramount Caravan through St. Bernard’s Parish to a deserving family who had ... Read More

Loss and Gratitude

Catholic Voice- 22 January 2020 0

As many people are assessing the damage of the recent bushfires, Archbishop Christopher is making pastoral visits to affected parishes along the South Coast and ... Read More