Calling young Australians to be part of an international conversation IMAGE Local Church

Calling young Australians to be part of an international conversation

May 31, 2017 Comments Aoife Connors

Young people across Australia are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published today by the Australian Bishops.

How to live good news in our time? IMAGE Local Church

How to live good news in our time?

May 29, 2017 Vivien Williams

As a Church we are certainly on the cusp of change, propelled by the leadership of Pope Francis, as we still come to grips with living the call of the Second Vatican Council.

Tri-Diocesan Covenant - Companions on a Journey IMAGE Local Church

Tri-Diocesan Covenant - Companions on a Journey

May 29, 2017 Katherine Muscat

“Companions on a deep journey” was how Bishop Stuart described the relationship between the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, the Diocese of Broken Bay and the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle at the Tri-Diocesan Covenant Renewal liturgy on Tuesday 23 May at St Luke's Anglican Church, Wallsend.

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Launching out, New Zealand style

May 26, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

The prayer that began the meeting of members of the diocesan community with Cardinal John Dew of the Archdiocese of Wellington, New Zealand, urged us to “see signs of hope in a sometimes seemingly hopeless world.”*

Our local response to the problem of youth employment IMAGE Local Church

Our local response to the problem of youth employment

May 26, 2017 Comments Sofia Caneo

The persistence of socially unacceptable high levels of unemployment and underemployment for people aged 15-24 (ie the youth cohort of the population) is having a great impact on our society.

Interfaith Talk at the St Laurence Centre Library IMAGE Local Church

Interfaith Talk at the St Laurence Centre Library

May 23, 2017 Lora Murray

Ruth Jacobs is a member of the Jewish congregation that worships at the Synagogue in Tyrrell Street, Newcastle. Ruth is passionate about her faith and she generously gives of her time to help others understand the Jewish faith.

Mums gather joyfully to remember their value IMAGE Local Church

Mums gather joyfully to remember their value

May 19, 2017 Comments Joanne Isaac

The annual Mums’ Night Out took place at the Blackbutt Hotel last Tuesday night and was a great success. The theme ‘Nurturing My Self’ clearly had resonance for all who attended.

Local family attends Light to the Nations IMAGE Local Church

Local family attends Light to the Nations

May 18, 2017 Comments Patrick and Ann Byron

Over 1100 people attended this year’s Easter celebration, “Light to the Nations”, at Chevalier College, Bowral. People came from all over Australia and south-east Asia to join in celebrating the Triduum.