YOUR DIOCESE

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Prayer for Lebanon

August 10, 2020 Caritas Australia

It is with great heartbreak that we learnt of the explosion in Beirut which killed over 100 people and wounded thousands.

LITURGY MATTERS

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LITURGY MATTERS: Celebrants or Consumers? It matters! Interlude: Can you send an apple by email?

August 10, 2020 Louise Gannon rsj

Last week I invited you to join in a conversation reflecting on our experience of liturgical disruption caused by COVID-19. This week, as an interlude before we move to Part 6 of our reflection on whether we celebrants or consumers, I invite you to listen to that conversation. It’s always good to listen widely.

FAITH MATTERS

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FAITH MATTERS: Someone watching over me

August 04, 2020 Rosemary McAllister

For the last two years in July I have been blessed to travel to the Solomon Islands. This July I felt a great longing to be back with the Dominican Sisters and the community from the little island of Wagina, which I have come to know and love.

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Peaceful change

August 11, 2020 Teresa Brierley

We are called to assist the Earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own—indeed, to embrace the whole creation in all its diversity, beauty and wonder.
Wangari Maathai

AURORA

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IGAs carry great range of reading

August 14, 2020 Brooke Robinson

When COVID-19 struck, the usual channels for sharing Aurora were suddenly blocked.

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Bishops' annual Social Justice Statement focuses on mental health

August 10, 2020 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

The Catholic bishops of Australia have released the Social Justice Statement 2020-21, on the critical subject of mental health, in the lead-up to Social Justice Sunday on August 30.

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

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Walk to stop the wild side

July 20, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Taree CatholicCare Area Manager Kathryn Kent wants us all to do a runner and take a stand against violence this August-September.

MN YOUTH

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A life-changing experience

June 02, 2020 Rose-Marie Mahoney

It was late at night on the day the Pastoral Placement Program application was to close that I decided to apply for the position.

LATEST IN DARA

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This one’s from the heart

June 18, 2020 Brooke Robinson

A collaboration between the diocesan Development and Relief Agency (DARA), Soul Café, and Collective Heart initiative resulted in the making of a tasty meal for families the agency supports including asylum seekers, refugees and those struggling to provide food for their families due to COVID-19 job losses.

LATEST IN EARLY EDUCATION

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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.  

YEAR IN REVIEW

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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.