AURORA EXTRA: My Home in L’Arche IMAGE Aurora Magazine

AURORA EXTRA: My Home in L’Arche

November 30, 2016 Ruth Anagnostis

I had the great privilege of living at Burwood House, Sydney for 2 years back in 1994/5 as an Assistant.

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AURORA EXTRA: Concern for migrant workers

November 24, 2016 Comments Margaret Ng rsj

On Tuesday, 15 November, I was invited to a meeting with the UN Special Rapporteur on Migrants, Canada’s François Crépeau, and was able to speak about the plight of Migrant Workers here in Australia.

 

Welcome to Catherine McAuley Catholic College! IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Welcome to Catherine McAuley Catholic College!

November 02, 2016 Comments Gerard Mowbray

Bishop Bill has announced the name of the diocese’s newest secondary school, Catherine McAuley Catholic College. Located in Medowie, the new secondary school will open in 2020, with building works set to commence in 2018.

 

Beyond Belief: How we find meaning, with or without religion IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Beyond Belief: How we find meaning, with or without religion

November 02, 2016 Comments Hugh Mackay

Globally, religion is on the rise. Almost three-quarters of the world’s population identify with one of the great world religions − Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism − and the graph is pointing upwards. By the middle of this century, 80 percent of the world’s population will be identified with one of those four religions.

Sr Christine O'Connor: Heading home from Kununurra IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Sr Christine O'Connor: Heading home from Kununurra

November 02, 2016 Comments Kate Bartlett

In December, one of our Lochinvar Josephites, Sr Christine O’Connor, will return to the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle after spending the last seven years in the Kimberley town of Kununurra. I was privileged recently to visit Christine and experience a glimpse of what her ministry involves.

Why resettlement is not the solution to the world's refugee crisis IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Why resettlement is not the solution to the world's refugee crisis

November 02, 2016 Comments Oliver White

Every minute of every day in 2015, some 24 people were displaced from their homes. That’s 34,000 people per day, worldwide, who were forced to seek refuge elsewhere. These large numbers of newly displaced persons further swelled the 16.1 million refugees in the world who, according to the UN Agency for Refugees (UNHCR), were already displaced.

THE WAY WE WERE: Dancing in the rain on St Patrick's Day IMAGE Aurora Magazine

THE WAY WE WERE: Dancing in the rain on St Patrick's Day

November 02, 2016 Comments Eileen Chalinor

This photo of the St Patrick’s Day march was taken in 1959 in High Street, Maitland.

New units in Maitland ready for tenants IMAGE Aurora Magazine

New units in Maitland ready for tenants

November 02, 2016 Comments Kate Bennett

Recently the diocese completed the latest in its affordable housing developments, with nine brand new two-bedroom units ready for tenants within the Maitland city centre.

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