Recognising contribution of young people IMAGE Aurora

Recognising contribution of young people

November 01, 2017 Comments Cath Garrett-Jones

Students and young people from across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are often engaged in activities that allow them to live out their faith in real and practical ways. From supporting music ministry to engaging with communities through social justice initiatives, attending youth days or helping out within their parish, students and young people have made extraordinary contributions to the life of the diocese.

Joint initiative to deliver a leadership program by women and for women in the Catholic Church IMAGE Aurora

Joint initiative to deliver a leadership program by women and for women in the Catholic Church

November 01, 2017 Comments Kate Bennett

The Council for Australian Catholic Women, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Mission and Australian Catholic University (ACU), are delighted to announce a joint initiative to deliver a specialised leadership program for women in the Catholic Church.

Celebrating with Luther the moderate IMAGE Aurora

Celebrating with Luther the moderate

November 01, 2017 Comments Nick Mattiske

With this year’s 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses and the beginning of the Reformation, there is a flood of biographies and histories, perhaps in emulation of the overworked printing presses of Luther’s day.

Playing with words IMAGE Aurora

Playing with words

November 01, 2017 Comments Donna Crow

As parents, your hopes for your children are most likely along the lines of ‘be happy’ and ‘achieve to their potential at school’. One of the best ways in which you can help your children to work towards such goals is to develop their understanding of, and ability to use, a varied and rich vocabulary.

Western and Eastern Catholics complement each other IMAGE Aurora

Western and Eastern Catholics complement each other

November 01, 2017 Comments Fr Paul Berezniuk

In the July Aurora, Rev James Carles, in his fine contribution titled 'Of feasts and fasts: the Eastern Orthodox Church' broadly described Ukrainian Catholics as well.

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Calling all kindred spirits! IMAGE Aurora

Calling all kindred spirits!

November 01, 2017 Comments Zoë Trypas

An ‘Anne fan’ shares her deep appreciation of the stories of Anne Shirley, heroine of the beloved “Anne” books by LM Montgomery and set on Canada’s Prince Edward Island.

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Glory be to God for pied beauty

November 01, 2017 Comments Shirley McHugh

There was nothing outstanding about the Cook children who lived in Stockton in ordinary circumstances; but as they grew – Fran, Warner, Trish, Meg, Colleen, and Anne − they developed into extraordinarily loving and artistically talented young people.

Students are maximising creative genius IMAGE Aurora

Students are maximising creative genius

November 01, 2017 Comments Shane Abell

​Shane Abell, Learning Technology Co-ordinator at St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead, shares with us his passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and what competency in this field means for students.

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