No cell is so isolated that it can keep the Lord out IMAGE Aurora Magazine

No cell is so isolated that it can keep the Lord out

November 02, 2016 Comments Deacon Gerard McCarthy

Mercy in prisons, you must be joking! Lock them up and throw the key away, that’s all they deserve.

Truth-seeking for 800 years and counting IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Truth-seeking for 800 years and counting

November 02, 2016 Comments Kevin Toomey op

This year the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) is 800 years old. Fr Kevin Toomey op shares something of its spirit and mission.

Ministry with survivors of human trafficking IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Ministry with survivors of human trafficking

November 02, 2016 Comments Margaret Ng rsj

Tracey Edstein met Sr Margaret Ng at a recent conference. She invited her to share something of her work with survivors of human trafficking. 

Sharing our faith stories with our children IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Sharing our faith stories with our children

November 02, 2016 Comments Melissa Fenech

In a recent Children’s Ministries newsletter published by the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Office of Life and Faith, I invited readers to think about how they share their personal faith stories with the children in their lives. Why?

Humility and talent lead to success on the field for Noah IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Humility and talent lead to success on the field for Noah

November 02, 2016 Comments Alyssa Faith

Year 10 student at St Mary’s High School, Gateshead, Noah James, is sure to become a household name, sooner rather than later. When he’s not in class you can find him on the field saving goals for Australia.

New appointment for fearless advocate IMAGE Aurora Magazine

New appointment for fearless advocate

November 02, 2016 Comments Helga Smit

Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA), Dr Maria Harries AM, has announced the appointment of Fr Frank Brennan sj AO as Chief Executive Officer of the peak national body for social services in Australia. CSSA represents a national network of 53 Catholic social service providers.

"Today I am a happy priest" IMAGE Aurora Magazine

"Today I am a happy priest"

November 02, 2016 Comments Camillus Nwahia

The diocese’s newest priest shares something of his story.

CARETALK: Anticipating retirement IMAGE Aurora Magazine

CARETALK: Anticipating retirement

November 02, 2016 Comments Tanya Russell

Q   I have been looking forward to retirement at the end of this year for so long. I have worked as a school teacher for many years and suddenly I feel lost and fearful. I don’t know who I will be or what I will do if I am not teaching. Can you suggest how to deal with my fears and forge into the unknown with positivity rather than fear?

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