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Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach has died

Fr Thomas O'Hara SJFormer Superior General of the Society of Jesus Fr Peter-Hans Kolvenbach SJ died in Beirut, Lebanon, on Saturday 26 November 2016.

Vale Fr Peter Quin SJ

Fr Thomas O'Hara SJPlease pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Peter Bernard Quin SJ, who died at Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, Qld, at 12.30 pm on 22 November 2016, aged 86 years.

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Warm-up for Maytime Fair

14-Apr-2010

Students at Xavier College Kostka Hall had a warm-up for the annual Maytime Fair recently, with Year Eight students hosting a special Mini-Fair for younger students at the school.

 

The annual Kostka Hall Mini-Fair took place on Wednesday 24 March, involving a range of activities including balloon shaving, basketball and soccer shootouts, a Guitar Hero competition, an obstacle course, cricket and Wii sword fighting competition.

 

‘The Year Eight students did the lion's share of the preparatory work and on the day they were organised, responsible and accommodating', said Kostka Hall Year 7 & 8 Coordinator, Jerry Mulcahy.

 

‘It was a pleasure to see all of our Year Eight students taking responsibility for their own activities and the level of cooperation displayed was exemplary.'

 

A special guest visitor on the day was Father Bob Billings SJ, a Jesuit from Hazaribag in India. It is an area which has long been supported by Jesuit Mission in Australia.

 

‘Fr Bob was delighted with the endeavors of all of our students and he also expressed his gratitude to our students for their efforts', said Mulcahy.

 

The Jesuit Mission Maytime Fair will be held at Xavier College, Kew, on Saturday 1 May.

 

Anyone is welcome to come along and help support Jesuit Mission's work in countries like India, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Myanmar and Thailand. There will be many fun activities on offer, as well as a range of stalls, raffles, food and wine, and other amusements.

 

For more on the Maytime Fair, or to find out about other ways you can support Jesuit Mission's work, go to www.jesuitmission.org.au.

 

 

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