As part of NAIDOC Week celebrations across the Diocese for 2019, a blank canvas was delivered to each secondary school and they were tasked with creating an artwork that shared a story or explored a concept around this year’s theme, Voice. Treaty. Truth.
Students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle came together at the Civic Theatre from 31 July to 3 August to participate in the eighth ASPIRE production, ‘365 Questions, Issues and Good Deeds’.
Members of the Catholic Schools Council, Catholic Schools Office and school staff filled Sacred Heart Cathedral on Tuesday night for the annual Called to Serve Mass. The theme for this year’s Mass was Feed my Lambs, Feed my Sheep.
“It is that unity and difference that we celebrate tonight as we assemble to pray for the inclusive and integrated approach to children with special needs,” the words of Bishop Michael Malone’s homily 21 years ago, are as relevant now as they were then.