Our Stories

Stories of faith, hope and love – our stories shape us and make us who we are.

These stories speak of faith and deep humanity, valour and comradeship forged within the evils of war.

Fr Ghanem

Old Army Chalice Finds New Owner

Chaplain Paul Ghanem OFM recently contributed to ForceNet, a Defence online publication. He has been parading for three months with ...
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The Anzac Book

The Anzac Book was an instant success when it was released in 1916. It was an anthology of poems, stories, ...
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Borneo Campaign 70th Anniversary

In the dying days of World War II one large island still remained in control of an invading aggressive Imperial ...
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ANZAC Day – the Centenary of ANZAC

THE ANZAC EVENT THROUGH EYES OF FAITH ANZAC Day is a poignant and meaningful commemoration for so many Australian, ever ...
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Chaplain Sees Timor Horror

(An article from the "Frankston Standard", December 20, 1999. NB. The journalist is a Jehovah's Witness and didn't like the ...
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Fr Bob Rugers Remembered

On Wednesday August 4, about 50 family and friends gathered at the Chaplain's Centre Williamtown when the Catholic Bishop to ...
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