One cannot help but notice the many church buildings which form part of our landscape, either for worship, education or community services.
The Catholic Church is providing Australians with the opportunity to define the future of the Church in Australia with the Plenary Council 2020.
For the past 10 years, a successful initiative between Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (Mai-Wel) and the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) has been helping students with a disability who are about to leave high school, find an employment path that is right for them.
Twelve months ago, we were preparing to farewell my predecessor as Vicar General, Fr Brian Mascord, following his appointment as Bishop of Wollongong. The news of that appointment was still ‘sinking in’ as 2017 came to a close. It proved to be only one of the changes that our Church of Maitland-Newcastle would have to face as we navigated our way through 2018.
It was a day of celebration for St Nicholas Early Education, Chisholm, as Bishop Bill Wright blessed and officially opened the centre.
In an effort to better serve residents of the Upper Hunter, CatholicCare Hunter-Manning opened brand new offices in Muswellbrook and Singleton this year.