Salvation history in 800 words IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Salvation history in 800 words

July 05, 2017 Comments Michael O’Connor

Throughout eternity God lives a life of love – three Persons loving and being loved perfectly.

God chose to share the life of love with creatures who would be gifted with God’s attributes of intelligence and free will, the essentials for loving.

Looking back a bit IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Looking back a bit

June 07, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

It was a dark and stormy night... And then it seemed to rain for weeks afterwards. June 15 2011, the night I was ordained and installed as bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, just on six years ago.

At St Joseph’s, school is where the heart is IMAGE Aurora Magazine

At St Joseph’s, school is where the heart is

June 07, 2017 Comments Michael Eccleston

Imagine arriving home to find you no longer have a home.

Expanding learning options across the diocese through satellite learning IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Expanding learning options across the diocese through satellite learning

June 07, 2017 Comments Gerard Mowbray

While curriculum delivery for students is typically defined in terms of a teacher and a physical classroom, within the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle learning options have been developed to provide flexible delivery of courses, expanding options for students across the diocese.

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age

June 07, 2017 Comments Fr Andrew Doohan

“Christians see themselves handing on the faith of previous generations to the following generation, and so faithful to it in that way, but always open to what is new. I heard somebody contrasting the lazy tradition that simply repeats what’s said previously to the real tradition that brings the faith to life for a new generation, grasps the very heart of it and hands it on and brings it to life. And that’s what tradition most deeply is. It’s not simply a bland repetition.”[i]

Bringing light to darkness and colour to lives IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Bringing light to darkness and colour to lives

June 07, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Pauline Carrigan describes herself as a farmer’s wife. She is a mother of four, a grandmother of five and a gardener. The common thread here is giving life and love and care – nurturing.

A conversation with Sister Libbey: “It’s all of us” IMAGE Aurora Magazine

A conversation with Sister Libbey: “It’s all of us”

June 07, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

“I’ve got this passion for helping people make sense of faith and life and link the two together….Often, the people in the pews are the ones who miss out….to reach everybody, you need to be in the parish.”

Being mindful, thinking mindfully IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Being mindful, thinking mindfully

June 07, 2017 Comments Tanya Russell

Q I have friends who highly recommend mindfulness meditation as they say it quietens their minds and has done wonders for their worrying thoughts and mental health. However, I am not one for meditation and would like some ideas of how to incorporate mindfulness and mindful thinking into my everyday life. What do you suggest?

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