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How to remain strong?

November 03, 2018 Tanya Russell

Q I feel almost at breaking point. I have put up with so much in my life and I constantly seem to experience one bad event followed by another. How can I remain the strong person I thought I was?

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Why I chose St Nick’s

November 03, 2018 Todd Dagwell

When it came time recently to select a childcare centre for my hyperactive two-year-old daughter, the question I kept coming back to was - who can I trust?

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Insights from the Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention

November 03, 2018 Brooke Robinson

Ensuring the Church’s youth of today become its adult disciples of tomorrow was one of the most powerful messages of the Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention (ACYMC) in Parramatta last month.

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How Our Diocese Makes a Home

November 03, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Australian Bishops’ Social Justice Statement was launched in Newcastle by Bishop Bill on Friday 28 September. This year’s statement is titled: A Place To Call Home: Making A Home For Everyone In Our Land. The statement raises awareness of the crisis Australia is facing in the area of homelessness and the lack of affordable housing.

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The welcoming Woolleys

November 03, 2018 Lizzie Snedden

Have you ever met a person, or indeed a family, and felt instantly at ease? Their smile shines from within, their kind words having you nodding your head in agreement and their love for life and those around them radiates. This is how I would describe my first encounter with Bella, Jessica, Mark and Anne- the ‘Woolley Family.’

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Novocastrians appointed to Apostleship of the Sea National Committee

November 03, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Church’s missionary work to serve the needs of seafarers has received a much-needed boost with the commissioning of a new national body.

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Faith and Australia

November 03, 2018 Bishop Bill Wright

‘What do you think God is asking of us in Australia?’ That’s the headline question for the National Plenary Council of 2020/21 and the starting point for the local consultations that are going on across the nation. It’s a good question. It asks us to try to put aside our pet peeves and opinions and to try to imagine how God sees things.

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Abroad thoughts from home

October 06, 2018 Bishop Bill Wright

I have written previously about my recent time in Nigeria. When I had done what I went to do there, I travelled on to England for my annual leave - something I have done before but not for about 10 years. I am now going to take the great risk, with an Australian readership, of reflecting a little on some of the good things about Britain, why I feel so comfortable there and, to some extent, what I miss when I come home.

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