YOUR DIOCESE

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Bishop Bill arrives in Rome for pilgrimage

June 19, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Bishop Bill has touched down in Rome and is looking forward to meeting Pope Francis. He is one of about 40 bishops making the Ad Limina Apostolorum visit, translated as “To the Threshold of the Apostles”.

LITURGY MATTERS

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LITURGY MATTERS: Perpetual Day of Remembrance on 15 September

June 18, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

The Diocesan Liturgy Council met on Wednesday last week. One of the main items on our agenda was the Perpetual Day of Remembrance which Bishop Bill declared in 2017. This week’s Liturgy Matters seeks to till the ground, inviting us all to think about what such remembering and celebration asks of us as a faith community.  

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Seeking wisdom

June 18, 2019 Teresa Brierley

Trinity Sunday draws us in to the mystery of God and our desire as humans to explain and control all things and the need to accept that life and God are beyond the rational, and so we sit patiently and courageously in a contemplative place we call the soul.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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A week of wellbeing at St James’ Muswellbrook

June 19, 2019 Eloise Hand

Research shows that high levels of mental health are associated with increased learning, creativity and productivity, more pro-social behaviour and positive social relationships and creates improved physical health and life expectancy.

LATEST IN DARA

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John Sandy shares a message of acceptance with students of Holy Family, Merewether for Harmony Week

March 18, 2019 Alexander Foster

Development and Relief Agency (DARA) Project Liaison Officer, John Sandy, visited the students of Holy Family Primary School, Merewether to share his story in time for Harmony Week 2019.

MN YOUTH

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Sacred@Seven is under new management

April 17, 2019 Brooke Robinson

A room filled with young people is not usually silent. However, at Sacred@Seven (S@S), this is what sets it apart. Young people are sitting or kneeling; eyes closed in reflection and prayer. Soft music fills the church, and the centre point is a monstrance holding the most precious thing to a Catholic: The Blessed Sacrament.    

AURORA

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Student wellbeing is paramount in our schools

June 01, 2019 Gabrielle Sutherland

When it comes to supporting male student wellbeing, our Catholic school communities are committed to a proactive whole-school approach.

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Announcement of national themes for discernment opens next phase for plenary council

June 09, 2019 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

The Plenary Council 2020 moves into its next phase of preparation today with the announcement of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a historic process of listening to the voices of more than 222,000 people.

YEAR IN REVIEW

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Lochinvar’s award-winning architecture

April 10, 2019 SHAC Architects, Amy Theodore

SHAC, the Newcastle architecture design studio based in Islington, NSW, has won the Prestigious Blacket Prize and the NSW Education Award at this year’s NSW Institute of Architecture Awards for Stage One of St Patrick’s Primary School, Lochinvar.