St Peter’s Primary School Stockton hosts a special Christmas message IMAGE Local Church

St Peter’s Primary School Stockton hosts a special Christmas message

December 16, 2016 Comments Joanne Isaac

It has become an annual occasion for Bishop Bill to deliver his Christmas message at one of the Catholic schools in the diocese, and this year, St Peter’s Primary School at Stockton played host.

One Year to Go to Australia’s Biggest Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney IMAGE Local Church

One Year to Go to Australia’s Biggest Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney

December 15, 2016 Aoife Connors

Less than a year from today, thousands of young people will gather for the final Mass of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival to be held in Sydney from 7 to 9 December 2017.

Welcome Fr James Odoh IMAGE Local Church

Welcome Fr James Odoh

December 13, 2016 Comments Joanne Isaac

Saturday heralded not just a beautiful summer’s day, but an occasion of great joy for the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, as James Odoh was ordained to the presbyterate.

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Sacred Heart Cathedral to farewell retiring Director Ray Collins  IMAGE Catholic Schools

GALLERY: Hundreds fill Sacred Heart Cathedral to farewell retiring Director Ray Collins

December 07, 2016 Alyssa Faith

Director. Friend. Colleague. Faithful servant. Retiring Director of Catholic Schools, Ray Collins, was farewelled last night with a Mass that touched the hearts of all.   

Catholic Bishops of Australia Extend an Invitation to the Year of Youth 2018 IMAGE Local Church

Catholic Bishops of Australia Extend an Invitation to the Year of Youth 2018

December 07, 2016 Comments Aoife Connors

The Catholic Bishops of Australia invite Catholics across the country to join in celebrating a Year of Youth from the beginning of Advent 2017 to the end of 2018.

A night to remember IMAGE Local Church

A night to remember

December 06, 2016 Comments Joanne Isaac

Last Friday evening around seventy people gathered for the Praise and Worship night at St Pius X High School in Adamstown.

Waiting for Christmas IMAGE Local Church

Waiting for Christmas

December 02, 2016 Comments John Donnelly

At the invitation of catechists from Holy Trinity Parish, students from San Clemente High School planned a Christmas Assembly for students of Waratah Public School.

Coping with grief at Christmas IMAGE Local Church

Coping with grief at Christmas

December 02, 2016 Comments Benita Tait

For many of us, Christmas is not the time to be jolly. For some, this will be their first Christmas without their loved one being there with them.