Aloma’s  story: our common home, our future IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Aloma’s story: our common home, our future

April 05, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

Caritas Australia is supporting and empowering Filipino commu­nities like Aloma’s in the aftermath of extreme weather events and the effects of climate change.

Catholic Diocese's 'Empire' site to provide affordable housing for the community IMAGE Local Church

Catholic Diocese's 'Empire' site to provide affordable housing for the community

March 31, 2017 Comments Kate Bennett

Following approval by the Hunter Joint Regional Planning Council last week, the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is pleased to confirm its development of the former 'Empire' site in Newcastle's Hunter St is expected to commence building works later in 2017.

Mums’ Cottage celebrates 5th anniversary IMAGE Local Church

Mums’ Cottage celebrates 5th anniversary

March 28, 2017 Comments Joanne Isaac

Everyone knows the saying, ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’. This saying could be repurposed when referencing Mums’ Cottage in Holmesville to “Time flies when you’re helping someone’. Last week, Sr Helen Anne Johnson rsj and the thirty regular volunteers and many patrons of Mums’ Cottage celebrated its 5th birthday.

Sisters in Humanity IMAGE Local Church

Sisters in Humanity

March 23, 2017 Brooke Robinson

On the eve of International Women’s Day, women of faith gathered together for dinner at the Catholic diocesan offices. Anglicans, Catholics, Uniting Church members, Baptists and Muslims were all represented with over 60 women attending.

Palliative care practitioners speak out against euthanasia and assisted suicide IMAGE Local Church

Palliative care practitioners speak out against euthanasia and assisted suicide

March 23, 2017 Comments Debra Vermeer

More than 30 of Australia and New Zealand’s top palliative care practitioners have joined forces to oppose the introduction of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, describing the practice as “unnecessary and unsafe”.

Luther’s challenge to the Church, then and now IMAGE Local Church

Luther’s challenge to the Church, then and now

March 21, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

The Campion Lecture 2017, St Aloysius' College, Milson's Point, NSW, 2 March 2017

Young people have boots laced! IMAGE Local Church

Young people have boots laced!

March 21, 2017 Brooke Robinson

On Sunday Bishop Bill Wright announced the recipients of the Annual Bishop’s Awards.

Interfaith Forum 2017 IMAGE Local Church

Interfaith Forum 2017

March 17, 2017 Comments Alyson Segrott

The Catholic Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Council invites you to attend a number of Interfaith Forums to be held during the year.