Good News Stories

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Good News Stories - 2022 | 2021

Inspiring Excellence

Feb 27, 2024 - Kara De Maria, K-2 Instructional Coach at St Joseph’s Primary School, Wauchope, has received n...

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Embracing the Lenten Spirit From Pancakes to Prayer

Feb 20, 2024 - Students and Staff from across the Diocese celebrated Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, signifying t...

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First Day Gallery 2024

Feb 13, 2024 - Across the Diocese, our primary schools extended a warm and heartfelt welcome to the Kindergarten st...

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Developing the Next Generation of Designers at Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Skennars Head

Dec 14, 2023 - Making Art Wearable Showcase provides students with an exciting and valuable learning opportunity to...

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MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, Celebrates the Sporting Success of their Talented Students

Dec 14, 2023 - MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, sporting talent was on display at the 26th annual Blue Awards hos...

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St Joseph’s College, Banora Point, FUSE Cup Champions

Dec 14, 2023 - St Joseph’s College, Banora Point, sweeps the 2023  Northern NSW FUSE Cup in the School C...

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Forest Fantasia Comes to Life at Xavier Catholic College, Ballina

Dec 7, 2023 - Students and staff from Xavier Catholic College, Ballina, showcase their creativity with a spectacul...

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Sporting Success Recognised at NSWCPS Maroon Awards

Nov 30, 2023 - Two students from the Diocese of Lismore were recognised as the top in their sport in the inaugural...

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Year 12 Formal 2023

Nov 22, 2023 - Arriving in style, graduating students from across the Diocese dazzle onlookers for their night of n...

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Lismore Diocese Schools Excel at National STEM MAD Competition

Nov 15, 2023 - Lismore Diocese students compete to design new and interesting products and services to make a diffe...

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A Spark of Rebellion at St James’ Primary School, Banora Point

Nov 8, 2023 - St James' Primary School, Banora Point, has put on an outstanding performance of Matilda Jr - The Mu...

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Enabling Students to Find Their Voice at St Finbarr’s Primary School, Byron Bay.

Nov 2, 2023 - St Finbarr’s Primary School, Byron Bay, Stage 3 students have showcased their creativity and p...

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Sporting Success for St Joseph’s Regional College, Port Macquarie

Oct 20, 2023 - St Joseph's Regional College, Port Macquarie, football team achieves astonishing success in this yea...

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Building Strong Relationships at Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Skennars Head, Camp Out with Dad

Oct 19, 2023 - A heartwarming celebration of Fathers and Father figures was held at the Holy Family Catholic Primar...

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National Glory for the St Agnes' Parish Drumline Teams

Oct 12, 2023 - Port Macquarie Vanguard, the St Agnes' Parish Secondary School (SAPSS) Senior Drumline team, won the...

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Class of 2023

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St John’s College, Lismore, Leads the Way in Mental Health

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Fostering Faith, Friendship and a Love of Learning at Xavier Catholic College, Ballina

Sep 7, 2023 - Xavier Catholic College, Ballina, students are making a difference in the learning experience of stu...

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Read, Grow, Inspire

Aug 31, 2023 - Across our Diocese, school communities celebrated Book Week, igniting their passion for reading and...

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Southern Cross University and the Diocese of Lismore Partnership Announcement

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Building student resilience through equine therapy at St Peter’s Primary School, Port Macquarie

Aug 24, 2023 - St Peter’s Primary School, Port Macquarie, has implemented a fantastic six-week equine wellbei...

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Students Triumph at NSW Regional Training Awards

Aug 16, 2023 - Students excel at the 2023 NSW Training Awards North Coast and Mid North Coast Region. (9 June 2023)

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100-day celebration in 100 minutes at St Patrick’s Primary, Macksville

Aug 10, 2023 - Over 40 families attended a joy-filled celebration to mark 100 days of Kindergarten at St Patrick&rs...

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Live from St James' Primary School, Yamba

Aug 3, 2023 - For the past 12 years, each week, at 11 am, three Stage 3 students from St James' Primary School, Ya...

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Exploring Mission through Music

Jul 27, 2023 - Students from St Carthage's Primary School, Lismore, enjoyed the exciting Ten: Ten Experience, explo...

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Celebration Of Our Student's Sacramental Life

Jul 20, 2023 - Students from across the Diocese, with the support of their families, continue their evangelical jou...

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Celebrating the History, Culture and Achievements of First Nations Peoples

Jul 13, 2023 - Across our Diocese, school communities celebrated National Aboriginals and Islanders Day Observance...

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Community Celebration at St James Primary School, Banora Point

Jun 22, 2023 - A heartwarming community celebration was held at St James' Primary School, Banora Point. (28 May 202...

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Harmonious Voices from St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour, triumph at Regional Eisteddfod

Jun 15, 2023 - Students from St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour, dazzle crowds with their amazing voices at Coffs...

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Living our Mission at St Joseph’s Primary School, Woodburn

Jun 8, 2023 - St Joseph's Primary School, Woodburn, celebrated an uplifting Catholic Schools Week with multiple ev...

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National Walk Safely to School Day

Jun 1, 2023 - On a beautiful sunny morning, primary schools across the Diocese embraced the health, safety and wel...

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Intergenerational Gardening Project at St Joseph’s Primary School, Wauchope

May 25, 2023 - A group of ten students from St Joseph's Primary School, Wauchope, Garden Club, spent quality time h...

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Positive Learning Partnerships at St Patrick’s Primary School, Macksville

May 18, 2023 - St Patrick's Primary School, Macksville, has engaged their K-2 families in learning about the new cu...

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A Beautiful Celebration of Casino’s Rich Parish History

May 11, 2023 - The St Mary's Primary School, Casino community came together to celebrate the hundred year anniversa...

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Giving Young People A Voice

May 4, 2023 - St Joseph's Regional College, Port Macquarie, Year 12 student Madeline Hele was chosen to debate con...

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ANZAC Day Service Gallery

Apr 27, 2023 - Schools from across the Diocese proudly participated in ANZAC Day marches to honour all who have ser...

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The Future of Teaching Looks Bright

Apr 20, 2023 - Beginning teachers from across the Diocese came together at Lismore and Coffs Harbour for two days o...

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Apple Distinguished School Recognition for St Ambrose Catholic Primary School, Pottsville

Mar 31, 2023 - St Ambrose Catholic Primary School, Pottsville, is recognised as an Apple Distinguished School from...

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Community Spirit at Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah

Mar 23, 2023 - Students and staff from Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah, were given the honour of being among...

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Cricketing Success at St John’s College, Lismore

Mar 16, 2023 - St John's College, Lismore, achieved outstanding success in the 2022 - 2023 Berg Shield Tournament....

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When We Have Each Other, We Have Everything

Mar 9, 2023 - The community of St Joseph's Primary School, Woodburn, came together for an uplifting night to ackno...

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A Superpowered Display by Mount St Patrick Primary School, Murwillumbah

Mar 2, 2023 - Mount St Patrick Primary School, Murwillumbah, experienced success at the 2022 FIRST Lego League Rob...

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Opening Doors to an Engineering Career

Feb 22, 2023 - St Joseph's Regional College, Port Macquarie, Year 10 student Esther Cummins was offered a wonderful...

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St Paul’s College, Kempsey, shines at Green Innovation Awards

Feb 15, 2023 - A group of ambitious Year 10 students from St Paul's College, Kempsey, were awarded first place in t...

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2023 First Day Gallery

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2022 HSC Showcase

Feb 2, 2023 - The Lismore Diocese 2022 Higher School Certificate (HSC) Showcase celebrates an impressive display o...

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Minister's Commendation Award

Jan 27, 2023 - Flood-affected secondary schools were recognised at the HSC First in Course Ceremony for their role...

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