YOUR DIOCESE

Home, hearth and Earth IMAGE Your Diocese

Home, hearth and Earth

December 19, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

As we began to look to Christmas this year, fires raged across our region and up and down our state.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

St Pius X Awarded School National Songwriting Winners  IMAGE Catholic Schools

St Pius X Awarded School National Songwriting Winners

January 16, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

A group of musically talented students who attend St Pius X High School in Adamstown recently took out a national songwriting competition for their song Unplug and Connect

LITURGY MATTERS

National Biennial Liturgy Conference IMAGE Liturgy Matters

National Biennial Liturgy Conference

January 15, 2020 Sharon Murphy

Pope Francis encourages Catholics to deepen their understanding and love of the liturgy through continuing formation, stating that ‘liturgy is a life that forms, not an idea to be learnt’. The National Biennial Liturgy Conference will offer such formation, in line with Plenary Council discernment, with an aptly titled theme of ‘Liturgy: Forming a Prayerful and Eucharistic Church’.

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Wait in anticipation IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Wait in anticipation

December 17, 2019 Teresa Brierley

I trust your spiritual preparation for Christmas during this season of Advent is proving to be nourishing. Some people across the diocese are reading “The Way”, a resource prepared by the Diocese of Wollongong, and which offers daily reflections.

LATEST IN EARLY EDUCATION

Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle continues to expand its education network  IMAGE Early Education

Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle continues to expand its education network

July 03, 2019 Elizabeth Snedden

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is expanding its education network, with the official launch today of St Nicholas Pathways.

Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, CEO, Sean Scanlon, said the initiative was established to create meaningful pathways to employment and in particular, support the growing demand for early childhood educators.  

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

Taree Community Kitchen receives $500 donation  IMAGE Social Services

Taree Community Kitchen receives $500 donation

December 19, 2019 Sue Abdoo

This morning the Taree Community Kitchen received a $500 donation from the Commonwealth Bank (CBA). 

MN YOUTH

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 9 (Retreat Day 2) IMAGE MN Youth

Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 9 (Retreat Day 2)

December 14, 2019 Alexander Foster

Today marked the final day of retreat for Maitland-Newcastle’s ACYF (Australian Catholic Youth Festival) pilgrims and also the last full day of their 10-day pilgrimage before heading home tomorrow morning.

AURORA

Some facts about ecstasy-testing kits  IMAGE Aurora

Some facts about ecstasy-testing kits

January 16, 2020 Paul Dillon

Ecstasy-testing kits, as well as tests for a range of other drugs (cocaine, ketamine and LSD) are widely available on-line and are used by many to access information about what is contained in the drugs they have purchased.

Happy days THUMB

Happy days

January 14, 2020

Let the brain play THUMB

Let the brain play

January 10, 2020

Climate of anxiety THUMB

Climate of anxiety

January 09, 2020

The right stuff THUMB

The right stuff

January 07, 2020

In our time of dying THUMB

In our time of dying

January 06, 2020

YEAR IN REVIEW

Partnership puts belief in leadership IMAGE Year in Review

Partnership puts belief in leadership

December 12, 2019 Dermot Nestor

In an effort to develop leadership through the prism of theology, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is partnering with Australian Catholic University to offer a Graduate Certificate in Mission and Culture (GCMC) in 2020.