Shaping lives through education IMAGE Catholic Schools

Shaping lives through education

January 23, 2018 Joanne Isaac

Roisin McVeigh is Assistant Principal at St Paul’s Catholic College, Booragul. Hailing from Belfast, Roisin’s career path is inspiring. Central to the story is her passion for learning and Catholic education.

Property Team’s building community  IMAGE Year in Review

Property Team’s building community

January 22, 2018 Tracey Edstein

As many members of the broader community would have observed – in Chisholm or Cardiff, Branxton or Booragul, Lochinvar or Mount Hutton the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, through its property staff working through schools, parishes, early education, CatholicCare and the region as a whole is building community, literally and metaphorically.

Message From Teresa Brierley, Vice Chancellor Pastoral Ministries IMAGE Year in Review

Message From Teresa Brierley, Vice Chancellor Pastoral Ministries

January 19, 2018 Teresa Brierley

The pastoral works of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle take place in our parishes, schools, hospitals, aged care facilities, community aged care programs and with the St Vincent de Paul Society.

“You're doing a good job, Sister!” IMAGE Year in Review

“You're doing a good job, Sister!”

January 19, 2018 Tracey Edstein

As a Dominican for some 60 years, Maureen Rigby has ministered in a variety of areas, always open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit − and the congregational leader! Educated at St Columban's and San Clemente, Mayfield - both schools celebrated centenaries in 2017 − a young Maureen felt drawn to the Dominican charism. She had felt the love and care of the Sisters who taught her and wanted to extend those gifts to others.

Falling in love in Cambodia IMAGE Year in Review

Falling in love in Cambodia

January 19, 2018 Kim Wilson

I had always wanted to see the work of Catholic Mission. For years we had raised money at school and I had contributed to Teachers Helping Teachers. In both cases I wondered about the impact of the funds.

A whole new world on Thursday Island IMAGE Year in Review

A whole new world on Thursday Island

January 18, 2018 Courtney Wright

A student of St Mary’s Campus, All Saints College, Maitland, shares an immersion experience among Indigenous communities on Thursday Island.

Acting justly, loving tenderly and walking humbly IMAGE Year in Review

Acting justly, loving tenderly and walking humbly

January 18, 2018 Shirley McHugh

Assisting with monitoring the General Election of 1994 in South Africa is just one outcome of Patricia Banister’s commitment to social justice.

Memories and Movement IMAGE Year in Review

Memories and Movement

January 18, 2018 Trish Bogan

On Sunday 28 May, the official handing over of the governance and ministry of the Tenison Woods Education Centre (TWEC) by the Sisters of St Joseph to the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle took place.  Many of the Sisters, friends of TWEC and members of the community participated.