New facility honours St Mary MacKillop IMAGE Catholic Schools

New facility honours St Mary MacKillop

October 19, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

Hundreds filled MacKillop Place at St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, on Friday 13 October for the official opening and blessing of the newly completed facilities.

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St Therese’s celebrates National Rosary Day

October 18, 2017 Helene O'Neill

At the beginning of Term 4, St Therese’s Primary School, New Lambton, celebrated the centenary of the Apparition of Mary at Fatima which also coincided with National Rosary Day – an occasion to ‘pray for Australia and our youth together’.

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GALLERY: Students embrace the joy of singing

October 17, 2017 Anna Kerrigan

St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar was filled with song last week as school choirs participated in our diocese’s first choral workshops.

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St Dominic’s official opening and blessing of new facilities

October 16, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

On Thursday 12 October, the community of St Dominic’s Centre, Mayfield, welcomed Bishop Bill, Director of Schools, Dr Michael Slattery, the Dominican Sisters and special guests for the blessing and official opening of the school’s new facilities.

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Parents Retreat Day in Maitland

October 15, 2017 Bronwyn Melville

On Saturday 14 October, the first Parents and Friends Federation of the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese held a parent retreat day at Monte Pio in Maitland.

St Bede’s is growing fast!  IMAGE Catholic Schools

St Bede’s is growing fast!

October 12, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

It has been an exciting time in the suburb of Chisholm as St Bede’s Catholic College begins to take shape.

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DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Mental health

October 09, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

Mental health is an integral and essential component of health.

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Art became prayer

October 05, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

On Wednesday 27 September, 25 members of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle including CSO staff, school executive, support staff and primary and secondary teachers were given the opportunity to explore spirituality through the creation of art.