Introducing the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Steering Committee for the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese IMAGE Local Church

Introducing the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Steering Committee for the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese

January 31, 2017 Comments Joanne Isaac

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) will take place this December in Sydney. The Archdiocese of Sydney is expecting around 15,000 young people to attend.

Pope Francis' Letter to Young People IMAGE Local Church

Pope Francis' Letter to Young People

January 23, 2017 Comments Aoife Connors

Pope Francis has written a letter to young people regarding the XV General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on ‘Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment’.

Read the Pope's Letter to Young People on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Preparatory Document of the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops below.

Internationally renowned Aboriginal artist Uncle Richard Campbell for Project Compassion 2017 IMAGE Local Church

Internationally renowned Aboriginal artist Uncle Richard Campbell for Project Compassion 2017

January 18, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

Running each year throughout Lent, Project Compassion is Caritas Australia’s annual fundraising and awareness-raising appeal. It links thousands of Australians to the women, children and men most vulnerable to poverty and injustice, who are rich in the eyes of Jesus.

Missionary of Mercy returns! IMAGE Local Church

Missionary of Mercy returns!

January 17, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

The Missionary on Wheels will be visiting communities during the year with a new toolkit, "Praying in Everyday Life".

 

A personal witness to mission IMAGE Year in Review

A personal witness to mission

January 10, 2017 Comments Amara McHugh

Pastoral Placement participant, Amara McHugh, reflects on her experiences at Mission to Seafarers.

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? IMAGE Year in Review

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

January 09, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Pints with a Purpose has had a great year of speakers at the Northern Star Hotel in Beaumont Street. Pints is a monthly gathering of young people exploring what is means to be a Catholic in our society today. We welcome speakers from many places, including our own local voices.

Feel the fear and do it anyway! IMAGE Year in Review

Feel the fear and do it anyway!

January 06, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

“We come to liturgy to celebrate together as a community, not as a group of separate individuals. We come to liturgy not to get something but to become something – to become more like Christ so we live in the world as the face and hands and feet of God’s mercy.”

UPDATE: Walking for Mercy IMAGE Year in Review

UPDATE: Walking for Mercy

January 06, 2017 Joanne Isaac

On 6 June, parish priest at Nelson Bay, Fr Kevin Corrigan, commenced a walk from St Mary MacKillop Chapel, North Sydney, to Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. Its aim was to provide financial and prayer support for a newly commencing project in Cambodia. Read the full story in Aurora.