Lochinvar’s Tenison Woods Education Centre to transition to the diocese this month IMAGE Local Church

Lochinvar’s Tenison Woods Education Centre to transition to the diocese this month

May 16, 2017 Kate Bennett

Following an announcement in November 2016 confirming purchase of land and buildings located at Lochinvar from the Sisters of St Joseph, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is officially taking carriage of the Tenison Woods Education Centre from May 2017. 

People like Tim come and disturb our dinner IMAGE Local Church

People like Tim come and disturb our dinner

May 15, 2017 Tracey Edstein

It’s often said that Jesus came to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. Professor Tim Flannery’s a bit like that.

East Africa food crisis appeal 2017 IMAGE Local Church

East Africa food crisis appeal 2017

May 15, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

23 million people are currently on the brink of famine in South Sudan and other areas of East Africa. Caritas Australia and their partners are delivering life-saving food and water to countries most in need including South Sudan, Kenya and Malawi.

Family Faith Forum 2017 IMAGE Local Church

Family Faith Forum 2017

May 09, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Faith formation is often achieved through gently accompanying another on their journey. As parish communities we have many opportunities to walk with children, families, individuals and couples through significant times in their lives.

You’re invited to a youth festival like no other IMAGE Aurora Magazine

You’re invited to a youth festival like no other

May 03, 2017 Comments Caprice Skinner

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) will take place in Sydney from 7-9 December. Organisers are expecting 15,000 young people (Year 9 - 30 years) from around the country to attend. Caprice Skinner has attended the previous two festivals and World Youth Day in Poland and encourages young people from our diocese to attend this year.

Tim Flannery to speak at Tenison Woods Education Centre Dinner in Maitland IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Tim Flannery to speak at Tenison Woods Education Centre Dinner in Maitland

May 03, 2017 Comments Tim Flannery

The Tenison Woods Education Centre is delighted that the guest speaker at its annual dinner this month will be Professor Tim Flannery. His topic will be Laudato Si’ – Responsibility and climate. Here he writes in his role as Chief Councillor of the Australian Climate Council.

From island home to long career at Calvary Mater Newcastle IMAGE Aurora Magazine

From island home to long career at Calvary Mater Newcastle

May 03, 2017 Comments Fane Falemaka

Last year Calvary Mater Newcastle’s Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fane Falemaka, was the proud recipient of the Mary Potter Award. She was nominated by her peers because they felt she exemplified Calvary’s values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect. Also in 2016, Catholic Health Australia honoured Fane with the highly coveted Nurse of the Year Award. Aurora invited Fane to share her remarkable story. International Nurses Day will be celebrated on 12 May.

Interfaith forums bring community together IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Interfaith forums bring community together

May 03, 2017 Comments Kate Bennett

Bringing together people of faith is something the diocese does each and every day through its worship, community outreach and education services.