Author: Kathy Eberl

The Three Kings Visit St Hedwig Village

In many parts of Germany there is a custom where groups of children go from house to house dressed as the Three Wise Men. They knock on the door of each house and sing hymns about the birth of Jesus and the Magi’s visit. They then write the date of the New Year above the…

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St Nicholas

St Nicholas and his helper (Krampus) visited St Hedwig Village on the 6 December with gifts and treats for all our good residents.  Of course, there were also some words of ‘encouragement’ for those who may not have been so good!  However, St Nicholas did tell us that every resident had been good this year….

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Hostel 30th Anniversary

On the 24th September we celebrated the Hostel’s 30th Anniversary.  Thirty years of providing care services to the local community and our community members. We can be very proud of what our organisation has achieved over the past 30 years.  A lot has changed in our 30 year history but one thing that has been…

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Volunteers Farewell

On 29th July 2019 St Hedwig Village hosted an afternoon tea to farewell our three young German volunteers who are returning to Germany to resume their studies. Ashley, Tobias and Max have spent a gap year in Australia travelling and volunteering at St Hedwig Village. They have been a tremendous support to our residents and…

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Joseph Telicki is our resident artist.  Joseph moved into the hostel in December 2018 and painting has become his passion. When Joseph moved to St Hedwig Village his daughter bought him some paints and brushes and said now you have something to occupy yourself with. Joseph had never painted before but he took up the…

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