Coming together for youth employment IMAGE Local Church

Coming together for youth employment

July 03, 2017 Kate Bennett

On Thursday 29 June the Diocesan Social Justice Council led the Hunter Youth Future: Employment Forum at the Factory Theatre, St Pius X Adamstown. Attended by many locals keen to learn and discuss this important issue, the forum featured three key speakers including The Hon John Barilaro, Dr Anthea Bill and Mr Rod Murphy.  

Welcoming a new deacon to the diocese IMAGE Local Church

Welcoming a new deacon to the diocese

June 29, 2017 Comments John Lovell

On Wednesday 14 June 2017, I was one of twelve men ordained a deacon by Bishop Seamus Cunningham, in the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. We are all students of the Pontifical Beda College, an international seminary for ‘late’ vocations to the priesthood.

Dialogue in the secular age IMAGE Local Church

Dialogue in the secular age

June 21, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

Added to my ‘to do’ list after listening to Rev Dr James McEvoy speak in Raymond Terrace recently was “Read Gaudium et Spes”. This is one of the documents of the Second Vatican Council, properly titled Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (1965).

‘Unpacking Mary’ at Forster Tuncurry IMAGE Local Church

‘Unpacking Mary’ at Forster Tuncurry

June 20, 2017 Brooke Robinson

Twenty young adults gathered at Camp Elim, Forster, last weekend for “Be Grow Show”.

The story of a boat trip… IMAGE Local Church

The story of a boat trip…

June 16, 2017 Julie Brackenreg

…a story shared at L'arche May gathering after hearing the story of Jesus calming the storm. L’Arche (The Ark) supports people living with an intellectual disability. Enjoy this story written by Hunter L’Arche gathering attendee, Julie Brackenreg.

Two different traditions, one Catholic Church IMAGE Local Church

Two different traditions, one Catholic Church

June 13, 2017 Comments Geri Williams

More than 50 people attended the second 2017 Interfaith forum, hosted by the Ukrainian Catholic Church, Adamstown, on Wednesday, 7 June.

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival IMAGE Local Church

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival

June 09, 2017 Baden Ellis

The Diocesan Council for Ministry with Young People (DCMYP) would like to invite you to join the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle in Sydney this December at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.

 

 

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Church dialoguing with the world in a secular age

June 07, 2017 Comments Fr Andrew Doohan

“Christians see themselves handing on the faith of previous generations to the following generation, and so faithful to it in that way, but always open to what is new. I heard somebody contrasting the lazy tradition that simply repeats what’s said previously to the real tradition that brings the faith to life for a new generation, grasps the very heart of it and hands it on and brings it to life. And that’s what tradition most deeply is. It’s not simply a bland repetition.”[i]