Year of the Sheep: Chinese New Year

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Chinese New Year, one of the most important Chinese holidays, this year falls on 19 February 2015. This year is the Year of the Sheep, also known as Year of the Ram or Year of the Goat... are you or anyone you know born in 1979, 1991, or even 1967 or ...

International Day of People with Disability

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. In 2014, the theme is Sustainable development: the promise of technology. This year the International Day of People with Disabilities will ...

Year of the Horse: Chinese New Year

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Chinese New Year, one of the most important Chinese holidays, this year falls on 31 January 2014. This year is the Year of the Horse... are you or anyone you know born in 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990 or 2002?! Characteristics of people born in the Year of the Horse: Clever, kind, animated and ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: North Sydney

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10622" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fr Anthony Casamento, Amanda Cafearo, Sam Hou[/caption] At North Sydney, the Launch was attended by over 40 staff and students. Father Anthony Casamento gave the speech about The Saint John's Bible, and performed the blessing and dedication of the Pentateuch volume.  All attendees enjoyed the story of the ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Canberra

Monday, November 4th, 2013

About 35 people attended The Saint John's Bible launch in Canberra on 9 October. [caption id="attachment_10597" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Msgr Wood, Annette McGuiness, Campus Dean Patrick McArdle and Rachael Bahl[/caption] Guests included Monsignor John Wood. The blessing by Fr Bony was "lovely" according to Campus Librarian, Ms Annette McGuiness. [caption id="attachment_10599" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Annette ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Ballarat

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10610" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Father Tom Brophy and Joe Fleming (Campus Dean)[/caption] The Blessing of The Saint John’s Bible held in the Ballarat Campus library on the 9 October was a great success. Joe Fleming, Campus Dean gave a reading from the Bible, Psalm 23. Father Tom Brophy the Parish priest of Our ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Brisbane

Monday, October 28th, 2013

ACU Brisbane library was thrilled to host the Blessing of the St John’s Bible by Fr Jose on Wednesday 9 October. Approximately 40 were in attendance, including Associate Vice-Chancellor Professor Jim Nyland. Our Campus Librarian Freya Bruce turned one of the pages of the Bible for the official party and morning ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Strathfield

Monday, October 21st, 2013

On Wednesday the 9th of October at 10 am, a liturgy and morning tea was held simultaneously at all six ACU campuses to celebrate the acquisition of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible. At the Strathfield Campus, Fides Lawton, Director of Libraries, introduced the event and spoke about ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Melbourne

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Melbourne campus celebrated the simultaneous launch of The Saint John's Bible across all ACU campuses on Wednesday 9th October. The blessing liturgy was shared by Father Dominic Murphy and Father Vincent Widi. Guests enjoyed hearing the story of the making of the Bible from Associate Vice-Chancellor (Melbourne) John Ballard.   A highlight ...

Launch: The Saint John’s Bible

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

The Saint John's Bible on display in the chapel at Melbourne. ACU students and staff will have received an invitation to the launch of The Saint John's Bible that will happen on all campuses on Wednesday 9 October. You will need to RSVP to the address on your invitation by the close ...