“We have shared a great nourishing meal together” IMAGE Local Church

“We have shared a great nourishing meal together”

October 17, 2017 Katherine Muscat

Last Tuesday night a crowd of 50 gathered to engage in conversation with our Catholic and Anglican Bishops about morals, ethics and good decisions.  

‘We are better off as a team.’ IMAGE Local Church

‘We are better off as a team.’

October 11, 2017 Brooke Robinson

To celebrate Mental Health Day, the Diocesan Social Justice Council hosted a Mental Health Forum at Broadmeadow on 10 October.

Interfaith Service at Tighes Hill IMAGE Local Church

Interfaith Service at Tighes Hill

October 09, 2017 Lawrie Hallinan

Ten people attended an Interfaith Service was held in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Tighes Hill, community garden at dusk on 4th Oct 2017.

Getting to know the Muslim Community IMAGE Local Church

Getting to know the Muslim Community

September 18, 2017 Comments Sofia Caneo

More than 50 people attended to the Muslim Interfaith Forum held on Wednesday at the Newcastle Mayfield Mosque.

“We come to give thanks” IMAGE Local Church

“We come to give thanks”

September 15, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

As part of the ongoing celebration of the sesquicentenary of the arrival of the Dominican Sisters in Maitland on 10 September, 1867, Bishop Bill, assisted by Frs Anthony Walsh OP, Paul O’Neill and Maurie Cahill, presided at Mass at St John’s Chapel on 12 September.

Attention knitters or crocheters! IMAGE Local Church

Attention knitters or crocheters!

September 14, 2017 Comments Jenny Harris

Seasons for Growth® is looking for people willing to knit teddies for children who have suffered loss and grief.

Richard Gaillardetz is reimagining the church IMAGE Local Church

Richard Gaillardetz is reimagining the church

September 12, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology at Boston College, Dr Richard Gaillardetz, made a flying visit to the diocese on Friday and despite his lecture notes not accompanying him, managed to provoke and challenge an appreciative audience.

Child protection, compliance and conversion IMAGE Local Church

Child protection, compliance and conversion

September 11, 2017 Comments John Honner

Jesus is reported as saying 'unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven'. Did he mean what he said or was he being idealistic? Do his words mean anything for today? I think they do, especially for Christian ministries in the light of the work of the Royal Commission and its likely recommendations for ensuring the safety of children.