TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Listen to the voices of our day IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Listen to the voices of our day

July 11, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest (Mt 11:28).

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Immersed in dialogue IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Immersed in dialogue

July 04, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

This message is prepared each week for the publication of our Tuesday diocesan e-news – Dio Update. This week’s Dio Update falls on 4 July, the day we remember as American Independence Day, the day in 1776 on which the then thirteen American colonies claimed their independence from the British Empire and became the United States of America.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Term 2 in summary IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Term 2 in summary

June 29, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

During this term I have visited another 16 schools and those visits have proven to be highlights of the term. 

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Our languages – and our words − matter IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Our languages – and our words − matter

June 27, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

Here we are back into Ordinary Time and the resounding message in this week’s Gospel (Matthew 10:26-33) is ‘Do not be afraid’.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: It takes courage to be a refugee IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: It takes courage to be a refugee

June 20, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

At the end of a rainy weekend, I am at my desk, pleased to be warm and dry, while pondering those whose lives are not so fortunate. 

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Trinity disguised as fidget spinner! IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Trinity disguised as fidget spinner!

June 13, 2017 Comments Teresa Brierley

The challenge for me this week is that I am writing this message one week early.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Diosounds 2017 IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Diosounds 2017

June 13, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

Last Thursday at the Civic Theatre we celebrated Diosounds 2017 which highlighted the talent of students and teachers from our 11 secondary schools in the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese.

Looking back a bit IMAGE Aurora

Looking back a bit

June 07, 2017 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

It was a dark and stormy night... And then it seemed to rain for weeks afterwards. June 15 2011, the night I was ordained and installed as bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, just on six years ago.