Mercy’s out of the box and it’s not going back! IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Mercy’s out of the box and it’s not going back!

March 01, 2017 Comments Vivien Williams

For we who worship in the mainstream Christian churches, Matthew’s gospel is shaping our lives this year, definitively revealing Jesus as the living presence of God among us.

Caritas has a project named ‘compassion’ IMAGE Local Church

Caritas has a project named ‘compassion’

February 28, 2017 Comments Joanne Isaac

Caritas, the Catholic agency for international aid and development, today launched Project Compassion 2017 locally at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Gathered together for this special occasion were representatives from the 39 parishes and 56 schools of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

An invitation to women of faith IMAGE Local Church

An invitation to women of faith

February 21, 2017 Comments Alyson Segrott

Last year Vice Chancellor Teresa Brierley and I were invited to the Sisters of Islam dinner by Diana Rah, from the Newcastle Muslim Women’s Association. The Muslim sisters hold an annual dinner which enables them to join together with many women from different cultures.

Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve IMAGE Local Church

Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve

February 20, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Pints kicked off 2017 with not one, but four, young speakers from Sydney.

GALLERY: 2017 Catechist Mass IMAGE Local Church

GALLERY: 2017 Catechist Mass

February 20, 2017 Comments Geri Williams

"Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord."

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability IMAGE Local Church

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability

February 16, 2017 Comments Aoife Connors

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today launched guidelines about the appropriate sacramental preparation for people with disability.

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Cathedral for Called to Serve Mass 2017 IMAGE Catholic Schools

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Cathedral for Called to Serve Mass 2017

February 16, 2017 Alyssa Faith

"We are called to act with justice, we are called to love tenderly, we are called to serve one another; to walk humbly with God." The lyrics of "Micah's Theme" filled the Cathedral as the assembly gathered for the Called to Serve Mass.  

Compassion leads to powerful action for our global neighbours IMAGE Local Church

Compassion leads to powerful action for our global neighbours

February 10, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

In support of the world’s poor, including millions in our immediate region, thousands of school children, teachers, churches and community leaders across Australia are putting their compassion into action, during Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion.