AURORA

Youth: Wasted on the Young? IMAGE Aurora

Youth: Wasted on the Young?

February 07, 2018 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

One thing I’m often asked by young people, and hardly ever by older folks, is why I became a priest. It’s a question that requires a two-part answer, but the first part is easy.

LINA'S PROJECT

The Atonement: Lina's Project in East Maitland IMAGE Lina's Project

The Atonement: Lina's Project in East Maitland

February 16, 2018 Joanne Isaac

As part of its ongoing acknowledgement of and to seek atonement for the devastation caused to victims and survivors of abuse, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is facilitating a Lina’s Project regional event at St Joseph’s Church in East Maitland on 21 February.

YOUR DIO

Ordination of Bishop-Elect Brian Mascord livestream IMAGE Your Dio

Ordination of Bishop-Elect Brian Mascord livestream

February 21, 2018 Comments Britten Thompson

After months of anticipation, the time has finally come. Starting at 6:30pm today (22 February), Bishop-Elect Brian Mascord will be ordained the fifth Bishop of Wollongong.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Amy McGarry awarded 2017 Monsignor Coolahan Award for Excellence in Teaching IMAGE Catholic Schools

Amy McGarry awarded 2017 Monsignor Coolahan Award for Excellence in Teaching

February 22, 2018 Amy Theodore

Amy McGarry from Holy Name Primary School, Forster, has shown she’s not afraid to step outside the box, winning the 2017 Monsignor Coolahan Award for Excellence in Teaching.

LATEST IN EARLY EDUCATION

Brand-new Early Education Centres now open in Chisholm and Cardiff IMAGE Early Education

Brand-new Early Education Centres now open in Chisholm and Cardiff

February 07, 2018 Kerri Armstrong

The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is has achieved a major milestone this month by opening two new early education centres under the St Nicholas Early Education banner in 2018.

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

Free mental health support for drought-stricken farmers and their families IMAGE Social Services

Free mental health support for drought-stricken farmers and their families

February 21, 2018 Britten Thompson

As Upper Hunter farmers and their families continue to struggle with ongoing and extreme drought conditions, CatholicCare is leading the charge to support local farmers by offering them free family and relationship support services, as well as free counselling services.

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Building on our future IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Building on our future

February 20, 2018 Teresa Brierley

It is hard for me to imagine that only one week has passed since writing my last message to you. So what has happened in that past week to make me feel this way?

LATEST IN DARA

Diocese is offering relief where it’s needed IMAGE DARA

Diocese is offering relief where it’s needed

January 03, 2018 Barry Urwin

In July this year Bishop Bill advised the establishment of a new agency, the Development and Relief Agency (DARA).