The Diocesan Social Justice Council officially launched the Social Justice Statement for 2016-2017, A place at the table: social justice in an ageing society, in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle on Sunday 25 September. Visitors enjoyed participating in workshops and browsing social justice market stalls, followed by Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. View a gallery below.
Social Justice Statement 2016–2017 of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.
Catholic Health Australia (CHA) has honoured Calvary Mater Newcastle Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fane Falemaka, with the highly coveted Nurse of the Year Award.
Hardly a day goes by without reference in the various media to the prevalence of domestic violence in our society and the measures taken by individuals, governments, not-for-profits and other bodies to care for victims in the short term and bring about real change in the longer term. Of course, the sooner awareness grows and attitudes change, the better!