YOUR DIOCESE

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GALLERY: Ordination of Rev Graham Fullick

February 24, 2020 Brooke Robinson

On Saturday 22 February the Cathedral was filled to witness the ordination of Rev Graham Fullick. You can read about his journey to ordination here

Journey to Ordination THUMB

Journey to Ordination

February 18, 2020

Home, hearth and Earth THUMB

Home, hearth and Earth

December 19, 2019

Become a scripture teacher THUMB

Become a scripture teacher

December 05, 2019

The journey of the Divine THUMB

The journey of the Divine

December 03, 2019

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

A dog’s life down pat IMAGE Catholic Schools

A dog’s life down pat

February 24, 2020 Brooke Robinson

St Columban’s Primary at Mayfield has made an important and interesting addition to its support staff.  Principal Danielle Reid recently welcomed Milo, a cavoodle.

LITURGY MATTERS

LITURGY MATTERS: Lent is a time to focus on our baptismal life IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Lent is a time to focus on our baptismal life

February 24, 2020 Louise Gannon rsj

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent.  Lent is a time to focus on our baptismal life and how we are living our baptism day in and day out.  We renew our baptism every time we celebrate the liturgy, especially Eucharist.  The depth of that renewal is commensurate to the depth of our participation in the liturgy. Let’s begin to ponder that.

DOOHAN DISCOURSE

DOOHAN DISCOURSE: 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A IMAGE Doohan Discourse

DOOHAN DISCOURSE: 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

February 24, 2020 Fr Andrew Doohan

Father Andrew Doohan's homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) as preached during the 5:30pm Saturday Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. 

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The meaning of love IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The meaning of love

February 18, 2020 Teresa Brierley

It is hard to know where to begin this week’s message because of the number of events, meetings and gatherings where I have found myself over the past week.

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.  

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). 

AURORA

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Ethical concerns surround mitochondrial donation

February 20, 2020 Kevin McGovern

In November last year, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) ran a public campaign asking whether Australia should allow the creation of babies with DNA from more than two people?

OOSH to the holiday rescue THUMB

OOSH to the holiday rescue

February 18, 2020

Feast before fasting THUMB

Feast before fasting

February 17, 2020

Flames fan distress THUMB

Flames fan distress

February 14, 2020

Faith in the system THUMB

Faith in the system

February 12, 2020

LATEST IN CHURCH

 Faithful speak out at People’s Climate Assembly after bushfires                       IMAGE Church

Faithful speak out at People’s Climate Assembly after bushfires

February 05, 2020 Thea Ormerod

Buddhists, Anglicans, Catholics, Quakers and people of other faiths joined thousands of concerned Australians in Canberra during the first sitting week of Parliament to stand up for meaningful action on climate change.

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.