2017 Easter Message from Bishop Bill Wright IMAGE Local Church

2017 Easter Message from Bishop Bill Wright

April 11, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

Read and watch Bishop Bill Wright's video Easter message below.

GALLERY: Way of the Cross IMAGE Local Church

GALLERY: Way of the Cross

April 10, 2017 Joanne Isaac

A glorious Sunday afternoon saw a large crowd gather for the annual Ecumenical Way of the Cross at St Joseph’s, Kilaben Bay.

A season of repentance IMAGE Aurora Magazine

A season of repentance

April 05, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

Of course, I should have been thinking about repentance and forgiveness, sin and grace, because we are in Lent. But I actually came to be thinking about these things because I had a talk to give about Martin Luther, to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation this year. Luther’s reformation was very much caught up with the notion of repentance.

Margo Nancarrow named inaugural Magdalene Award recipient IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Margo Nancarrow named inaugural Magdalene Award recipient

April 05, 2017 Comments Katherine Muscat

Representing the values of courage, leadership, fidelity and strength, the inaugural “Magdalene” was awarded on 12 March.

University society encourages students to ask questions and look for answers together IMAGE Aurora Magazine

University society encourages students to ask questions and look for answers together

April 05, 2017 Comments Monica Scanlon

In September 2016, a contingent of Catholic students established the University of Newcastle (UoN) Catholic Society. The group initially came together at the university’s weekly Wednesday Mass and has since continued to grow in number.

Enter Cursillo: An invitation to experience greater joy IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Enter Cursillo: An invitation to experience greater joy

April 05, 2017 Comments Greg Byrne

Joy: an emotion of keen or lively pleasure arising from present or expected good.

This definition explains why as a Christian I should always be full of joy. At times of quietness and prayer, with the realisation and acceptance that God loves me intimately, I am filled with a deep certainty that all will be well.

Aloma’s  story: our common home, our future IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Aloma’s story: our common home, our future

April 05, 2017 Comments Nicole Clements

Caritas Australia is supporting and empowering Filipino commu­nities like Aloma’s in the aftermath of extreme weather events and the effects of climate change.

Catholic Diocese's 'Empire' site to provide affordable housing for the community IMAGE Local Church

Catholic Diocese's 'Empire' site to provide affordable housing for the community

March 31, 2017 Comments Kate Bennett

Following approval by the Hunter Joint Regional Planning Council last week, the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is pleased to confirm its development of the former 'Empire' site in Newcastle's Hunter St is expected to commence building works later in 2017.