Ten brave members of the St Pius School X High School, Adamstown school community shaved their hair and raised over $12,000 for the World’s Greatest Shave.
Internationally-renowned authority on Gifted Education, Dr Karen Rogers, conducted a multi-faceted workshop for diocesan educators in Newcastle in February.
Coming from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, it is challenging to recognise the scale of extreme poverty in Australia’s region and around the world. An example of this is that about 600 million people lack access to clean water and the 2.3 billion people have no basic sanitation[i].
The Diocese celebrated World Prayer Day (1 March) with this year’s country of focus being Slovenia with the theme being Come – Everything is Ready.
Congratulations to the eight young people, including four from schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, who received awards at the 2019 Bishop’s Catholic Youth Mass held last Friday at St John’s Chapel in Maitland.