Award-winning newspaper cartoonist and fine artist, Peter Lewis, spoke to more than 40 people at the first Assembly of Catholic Professionals (ACP) luncheon for 2017, on Thursday 9 March.
“When the headlines have gone, Caritas is still there.”
With these words, member of the diocesan Caritas Team, Patricia Banister, introduced the work of Caritas Australia, the international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia.
Easter is a challenging and life-giving reminder of the eternal love of God for God’s people. This year at Light to the Nations you too can be immersed in the death and resurrection of Jesus and in the process, encounter the real and living God in the present day.
The parishes of Taree and Wingham are operating a small-scale project to keep alive the message of the Year of Mercy.
Caritas, the Catholic agency for international aid and development, today launched Project Compassion 2017 locally at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Gathered together for this special occasion were representatives from the 39 parishes and 56 schools of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.