Beyond the Gates: An initiative of St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead and CatholicCare IMAGE Aurora

Beyond the Gates: An initiative of St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead and CatholicCare

March 07, 2018 Comments Maryanne Kerrins

Most young people and their families experience times when things are not panning out as they had hoped. All families and individuals have times when help is needed to navigate some turbulence that may have appeared on the horizon. Turbulence can creep in slowly, unnoticed and certainly uninvited. Or it can arrive like a bolt of lightning – out of the blue, unannounced and potentially destructive.

Nurse on a mission! IMAGE Aurora

Nurse on a mission!

March 07, 2018 Comments Kevin Wilson

St Paul’s, Rutherford, parishioner Sue Bartlett has embarked on a two-year mission in Kiribati through Palms Australia. After applying in 2017, Sue was prepared for this challenge at the orientation course in January.

Q&A with Geraldine Doogue IMAGE Aurora

Q&A with Geraldine Doogue

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

Renowned journalist and broadcaster, Geraldine Doogue, shares some of the things that matter.

 

Each one lives on IMAGE Aurora

Each one lives on

March 07, 2018 Comments Margaret Walker

As she stood at the foot of the cross, the dust swirled at her feet. The noise of the jeering crowd seemed distant as a cocoon of silence enveloped and crushed her. Her sadness was solitary and pierced at her heart, wishing every breath she took could give life to her dying son, limp on the cross.

Hope floats, truly IMAGE Aurora

Hope floats, truly

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

A local woman has responded to the death of her husband by establishing a social support group for others in the same situation.

Explore the myth of the power of one IMAGE Aurora

Explore the myth of the power of one

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

Rev Graham Long, Pastor and CEO of Sydney’s Wayside Chapel, will visit Newcastle in May to speak at the Spiritual Care Australia (SCA) National Conference. Long’s topic seems set to challenge the cult of individualism that has long held sway, and there is no disputing his credibility in terms of ‘hands on’ experience with those most in need of support.

Celebrating academic excellence in our diocese IMAGE Aurora

Celebrating academic excellence in our diocese

March 07, 2018 Comments Gabrielle Sutherland

Students from across the diocese have been recognised for achieving outstanding academic results in 2017. Before family, friends, principals and CSO staff, students were presented with trophies for excelling in the areas of Religious Literacy, Studies of Religion, Industrial Technology, General Mathematics and Construction Examination. Awards were also presented to the top achievers in the diocese and the HSC diocesan Dux.

Cassie and Jackson give the Grandmothers new heart IMAGE Aurora

Cassie and Jackson give the Grandmothers new heart

March 07, 2018 Comments Zeny Giles

I am a member of Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children ‒ you may have seen us holding a vigil each Thursday at 5.00pm at the edge of Newcastle’s Civic Park opposite the City Hall.

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