Partnership to bring “tenderness and compassion to the entire human family” IMAGE Local Church

Partnership to bring “tenderness and compassion to the entire human family”

November 02, 2016 Comments Roger O'Halloran

Mission Month 2016 heralded the beginning of a partnership between Palms Australia and Catholic Mission, with great potential to underpin improved impacts in global mission and development.

New units in Maitland ready for tenants IMAGE Aurora Magazine

New units in Maitland ready for tenants

November 02, 2016 Comments Kate Bennett

Recently the diocese completed the latest in its affordable housing developments, with nine brand new two-bedroom units ready for tenants within the Maitland city centre.

"Today I am a happy priest" IMAGE Aurora Magazine

"Today I am a happy priest"

November 02, 2016 Comments Camillus Nwahia

The diocese’s newest priest shares something of his story.

The Year of Mercy ends but Mercy endures! IMAGE Aurora Magazine

The Year of Mercy ends but Mercy endures!

November 02, 2016 Comments Tracey Edstein

“It’s no use going back to yesterday,” wrote Lewis Carroll 150 years ago in Alice in Wonderland, “because I was a different person then.”

GALLERY: 150 years Bishop Murray Pilgrimage IMAGE Local Church

GALLERY: 150 years Bishop Murray Pilgrimage

November 01, 2016 Kate Bennett, Katherine Muscat, Geri Williams

More than 70 pilgrims walked 12kms from Corcoran Parish Centre, George St, Morpeth to St John the Baptist Cathedral, Church Street Maitland on Saturday 29 October.

World Mission Month Mass IMAGE Catholic Schools

World Mission Month Mass

October 26, 2016 Amanda Skehan

On Wednesday 25 October, Children's Mission Day, representatives from more than twenty schools across the diocese gathered at St Francis Xavier’s Church, Belmont, to celebrate World Mission Month.

Wisdom from a self-confessed seeker IMAGE Local Church

Wisdom from a self-confessed seeker

October 25, 2016 Comments Tracey Edstein

Guest speaker at the Springtime Dinner at St Therese’s, New Lambton, Gail O’Brien, describes herself as “a self-confessed seeker”.

Hugs and Handshakes in PNG IMAGE Local Church

Hugs and Handshakes in PNG

October 20, 2016 Comments Les Hartwig

What does one do when the reality of retirement fills the mind? Paint houses, play golf, potter in the garden, join a men’s shed, trip around Australia. Norelle, my wife, said “Why not volunteer?”

I admit that volunteering was the furthest thought from my mind.