03 Sep

Dementia Friends

“Dementia Friends” on August 28 Judy Bartholomew from Dementia Australia led a conversation about what...

03 Sep

How a combined effort achieved a dream

How a Combined Effort Achieved a Dream Six years ago a new resident moved into...

01 Aug

AN EMAIL FROM CAMBODIA

AN EMAIL FROM CAMBODIA Thank you so much for your encouraging letter.  All our staff...

01 Aug

A Real “Find” in the Parish Church Renovation!

On Monday 9th July the builder renovating the Sawtell Parish Church noticed a slab of...

13 Jul

We’ve Improved the Catering Service at Mater Christi !

On 25th June 2018 the Production Kitchen Catering Model at Mater Christi moved to 'cook...

11 Jul

Happy 100th Birthday Nora

Happy Birthday Nora: It’s a sentence not many have the chance to say but Nora...

03 Jul

Concert Review

Saturday Arvo in the Village, the FOURTH Saturday of the month that is - provided...

03 Jul

Idle Inn Bus trip

Bus Trip To The Idle Inn 14-6-2018 The wheels of the buses went round and...

27 Jun

Toormina Pre School Visit

TOORMINA PRE SCHOOL VISIT Tuesday 26th June 2018 Today we had a group of children...

06 Jun

Memorial Service

As part of the spiritual life of our community, twice a year a memorial is...

06 Jun

Cambodian Visit

Over the past few months a group of local parishioners have been holding various functions...

10 Apr

Innovative and Exciting Plans for Creative Ageing at SCCA

In case you missed it- here is the story  that was run in the Coffs...

10 Apr

Geraldine Receives A Papal Award

In terms of weather, it was the worst of days:  torrential rain pelted down as...

13 Feb

AUSTRALIA DAY CONCERT DRAWS BUMPER CROWD

Marian Grove Recreation Room came alive on January 26th when 170 concert lovers packed into...

13 Nov

Melbourne Cup 2017

Always a day for having some fun, this year was no different.  Both Marian Grove...

07 Sep

Coming Out Party!

This influenza season it was necessary to lock down Mater Christi to ensure the safety...

05 Sep

Almost Too Much Fun! Marian Grove Turns 25

In 1992 the first residents  moved into Marian Grove. 25 years on, some of those...

01 Aug

When the going gets tough, the tough play ukulele!

At Sawtell Catholic Care of the Aged our motto is “We Care”. We like to...

01 Aug

Lights, camera, action!

Over the next few months you may see a camera crew strolling through the Village....

22 Jun

SCCA First in training collaboration for Coffs Harbour

Photograph by Trevor Veale in article below from Coffs Coast Advocate UNDERSTANDING the philosophy that...

07 Apr

Meet a Local – Pat Gill

Resident of the Month Get to know PAT GILL. Pat grew up in Sydney, 50...

07 Apr

The Marian Grove Groovers- Raising their voices on wings of joy!

“The Marian Grove Groovers were in fine voice when we called in to listen and...

09 Feb

The Mouth of Truth Comes to SCCA!

THE MOUTH OF TRUTH   Whether you like it or not, it is impossible not...

05 Oct

SCCA Digital Storytelling Project 2016 “Dad” by Jasmine Braun

[embed]https://vimeo.com/185569692#t=0s[/embed] Digital storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Throughout history,...