Dialogue in the secular age IMAGE Local Church

Dialogue in the secular age

June 21, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Added to my ‘to do’ list after listening to Rev Dr James McEvoy speak in Raymond Terrace recently was “Read Gaudium et Spes”. This is one of the documents of the Second Vatican Council, properly titled Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (1965).

‘Unpacking Mary’ at Forster Tuncurry IMAGE Local Church

‘Unpacking Mary’ at Forster Tuncurry

June 20, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Twenty young adults gathered at Camp Elim, Forster, last weekend for “Be Grow Show”.

The story of a boat trip… IMAGE Local Church

The story of a boat trip…

June 16, 2017 Julie Brackenreg

…a story shared at L'arche May gathering after hearing the story of Jesus calming the storm. L’Arche (The Ark) supports people living with an intellectual disability. Enjoy this story written by Hunter L’Arche gathering attendee, Julie Brackenreg.

Two different traditions, one Catholic Church IMAGE Local Church

Two different traditions, one Catholic Church

June 13, 2017 Comments Geri Williams

More than 50 people attended the second 2017 Interfaith forum, hosted by the Ukrainian Catholic Church, Adamstown, on Wednesday, 7 June.

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival IMAGE Local Church

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival

June 09, 2017 Baden Ellis

The Diocesan Council for Ministry with Young People (DCMYP) would like to invite you to join the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle in Sydney this December at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.

 

 

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age

June 07, 2017 Comments Fr Andrew Doohan

“Christians see themselves handing on the faith of previous generations to the following generation, and so faithful to it in that way, but always open to what is new. I heard somebody contrasting the lazy tradition that simply repeats what’s said previously to the real tradition that brings the faith to life for a new generation, grasps the very heart of it and hands it on and brings it to life. And that’s what tradition most deeply is. It’s not simply a bland repetition.”[i]

Bringing light to darkness and colour to lives IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Bringing light to darkness and colour to lives

June 07, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Pauline Carrigan describes herself as a farmer’s wife. She is a mother of four, a grandmother of five and a gardener. The common thread here is giving life and love and care – nurturing.

A conversation with Sister Libbey: “It’s all of us” IMAGE Aurora Magazine

A conversation with Sister Libbey: “It’s all of us”

June 07, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

“I’ve got this passion for helping people make sense of faith and life and link the two together….Often, the people in the pews are the ones who miss out….to reach everybody, you need to be in the parish.”